Eli Image, Al Film Pro, Persia Film Distribution, Irimage, Farabi Cinema Foundation, Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA) and several other companies are taking part in the market, which will run until May 25.

Representatives of the Fajr International Film Festival and Isfahan International Film Festival for Children and Youth are also attending the event.

Moreover, Iranian officials discussed ways to expand Iran’s presence in the Cannes Film Festival and market during meetings with the executive director of the Cannes Film Market, Jerome Paillard, and the head of sales and operations of the market, Maud Amson. 

A lineup of Iranian films, including Once Upon a Time a Woman by Jalil Akbari-Sehat, A House for You by Mehdi Bakhshi-Moqaddam, Forest of Silence by Soheil Abdollahi and Dilag by Abbas Rafiei are on display at the market. 

Main Idea by Azita Mugui, The 40th Day by Hamid Kuhpai, Captain 22 by Arman Qolipur Dashtaki, Lopeto by Abbas Askari, The Last Fish by Masud Saemin and Cinema Donkey by Shahed Ahmadlu are also among the latest Iranian movies on display at the event.

The Marché du Film is the business counterpart of the Cannes Film Festival, and is the largest film market in the world. It was created in 1959 and has been held annually since then, simultaneously with the major international film event.

Source: Tehran Times