The lineup includes Yeva by Anahid Abad, Appendix by Hossein Namazi and The Villa Dwellers by Monir Qeidi, the Franco-Iranian Center has announced in a press release published on Wednesday.

Also included are Leaf of Life by Ebrahim Mokhtari, Motherhood by Roqayeh Tavakkoli, A House on 41st Street by Hamidreza Qorbani and Dance of Dust by Abolfazl Jalili.

The short films Take a Seat, Darling and The Road Is Beautiful both by Ali Nazari and documentary films Starless Dream by Mehrdad Oskui, Girls by Fery Malek-Madani and Iran Runs out of Water by Laurent Cibien and Komeil Sohani will also be screened.

The movies have been selected by a committee composed of Iranian filmmaker Abolfazl Jalili, who is also a jury member, Vitre Mayor Pierre Méhaignerie, Franco-Iranian Center director Alireza Khalili, member of the editorial board of Paris-Tehran Magazine Fatemeh Shadman, founder of the Garromedia Cultural Association Laurent Garreau, French literature expert Vahid Yaghubi and French art historian Jean-Claude Voisin.

The festival will be organized by the Franco-Iranian Center in collaboration with Aurore Cinema, House of World Cultures, Ouest France, World Trade Center Rennes Bretagne along with several other French centers and Iran’s Farabi Cinema Foundation.

The festival aims to highlight promising young Iranian filmmakers by inviting them to present their first achievements.

Source: Tehran Times