Source: Tehran Times
TEHRAN - The 6th edition of the International Green Film Festival in Tehran announced the foreign films for various categories on Tuesday.
Nineteen animated films, including "00-Baby Boom Child" by Swedish director
Maja Lindstrom, "Me + Her" by U.S. director Joseph Oxford, and "South Forest" by
Japanese animator Wenrui Huang, have been selected for the festival, which will
take place in Tehran and several other Iranian cities from September 9 to 15.
Animations from Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Spain, Mexico, France and several other countries will also be screened.
The festival, which is organized by Iran's Department of Environment every year, will also screen 17 feature documentary films, among which are "Banking Nature" by Denis Delestrac and Sandrine Feydel from France, and "Riverblue" by David McIlvride and Roger Williams from Canada.
"Pangolin" by Katie Schuler and Nick Rogacki from the U.S., "The Art of Flying" by Jan van IJken from the Netherlands, "The Island of the Black Sun" by Andrea Arena from Italy along with 13 other entries will be competing in the short documentary section.
Five short fiction films will also be screened at the festival. Among the films are "Antolina" by Miguel Aguero from Uruguay and "Apara - The Boy That Comes and Goes" by Ricardo Reis from Portugal.
"Into Blue" by Ackroyd & Harvey from England, "Arabidopsis Thaliana" by Toma Peiu and Nicholas DelRose from the U.S., and "A Perfect Day" by Oguzhan Kaya from Turkey will be screened in a section for experimental films.
The festival plans to highlight sustainable tourism this year in line with the UN World Tourism Organization's decision to name 2017 as the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.
The organizers are also scheduled to organize an exhibition, which will showcase artworks from international artists.
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