• Fri / 29 November 2019 / 11:24
  • Category: Culture and Art
  • News Code: 98090805113
  • Journalist : 71477

Iran documentaries mesmerize world audience

Iran documentaries mesmerize world audience

Tehran (ISNA) - Iran's documentaries have recently gained a great attention worldwide due to their mesmerizing cinematography and beautiful subjects. Iranian documentarians have succeeded to receive numerous prestigious international awards from notable festivals across the globe.

Iranian filmmakers owe their worldwide recognition to the depth of their subjects covering current issues and problems their people face in their country. Social problems including child labor, opium dependency, poverty, suicide, etc. have been the major issues highlighted by the documentary filmmakers. Moreover, films on women and the numerous limitations they face have also captured the audience in recent years.

The South Korean NETPAC Award, Religion Today Film Festival in Trento, Italy, Symi International Film Festival in Greece, Sole Luna Doc Film Festival in Italy, Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival in Toronto, International Documentary Festival Amsterdam(IDFA), and Berlin  Culinary Cinema were among the international events awarded the Iranian documentaries.

The Center for the Development for documentary and experimental film has played pivotal role in paving the way for documentarians to make better works. This organization is the main center for production, distribution and promotion of documentary, animated and experimental pictures in the Middle East. Tis center is also actively involved in documentary co-production projects with international producers and TV channels.

Filmmakers also have the chance to introduce their documentaries to the world through the Iran International Documentary Film Festival, also known as the Cinema Verite held annually in Tehran which hosts prestigious documentary filmmakers from around eth world.

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