TEHRAN, May 22 (Mehr News Agency) -- The World of Islam Film Festival is scheduled to be held in Qom during this Iranian calendar year (March 21, 2007-2008).
The festival is being organized in order to bring together cineastes of the Islamic world.
It is also an endeavor to spotlight the cinematic potential of the Islamic world, increase cultural exchange between Islamic countries and introduce the city of Qom as one of the Islamic centers of the world.
The cinematic department of the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance proposed the organization of the festival last year.
The festival also has been planned in order to help achieve this year's motto "National Unity, Islamic Solidarity", initiated by the Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.
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