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12/25/06

Famed filmmakers to present documentary on Iranian carpet at Fajr Film Festival

TEHRAN, Dec. 25 (Mehr News Agency) -- Fifteen veteran directors have come together to put Iranian carpet in spotlight through an episodic documentary to be shown at the 25th International Farj Film Festival. Commissioned by Iran National Carpet Center, the project has been produced by Reza Mirkarimi in collaboration with Farabi Cinematic Foundation.


Poster, 24th Fajr Film Festival

"Speaking Rug" by Bahram Beizaii, "The Tree of Life" by Abbas Kiarostami, "Angel and Carpet" by Dariush Mehrjuii, "Memory, Memory ..." by Mirkarimi, "No Response to Paging" by Rakhshan Bani-E'temad and "Carpet and Life" by Bahman Farmanara are some of the episodes.

Other directors Majid Majidi, Khosro Sinaii, Nureddin Zarrinkelk, Mojtaba Raii, Kamal Tabrizi, Mohammadreza Honarmand, Ja'far Panahi, Seifollah Daad, and Behruz Afkhami have also contributed to the project.

Over 90 domestic feature-length movies have been sent to the secretariat of the festival which will be held from Feb. 1 to 11 in Tehran.

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