The lineup includes 85 films from Iran and 57 from other countries, the director of the festival, Vahid Golestan, said in a press release published on Friday.

Last Cruise by Hristina Belousova from Uzbekistan, Zari, Zari, Kakol Zari by Mahin Javaherian and The Sixth String by Bahram Azimi, both from Iran, are among the participating animations.

Friend’s Empty Place by Mohammad-Ali Talebi and Hafez and Goethe by Farshad Fereshteh-Hekmat, both from Iran, and What Is Consciousness? by Diana Gradinaru from the UK will be screened in the documentary competition.

Capitan Kinesis by Carles Jofre from Spain, Surprise Me by Simon Muck from Austria and The Feast of the Goat by Saeid Zamanian from Iran are among the short films selected to compete in the festival.

The festival will be running in Tehran from November 15 to 22 and will then move to other cities throughout the year. 

Source: Tehran Times