Feature films Dressage by Puya Badkubeh, Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness by Masud Bakhshi, Hendi and Hormoz by Abbas Amini and Esrafil by Ida Panahandeh are among the films to go on screen in this section.

Documentary films Sonita, a co-production from Iran, Germany and Switzerland by Iranian filmmaker Rokhsareh Qaem-Maqami and Women According to Men by Saeid Nuri will also be screened at the festival, which is scheduled to be held from March 3 to 21.

 The festival will also screen short films by female Iranian filmmakers, including Personal by Sonia Haddad, Double by Ronak Jafari and The Drive by Tanin Torabi.

The Toaster I Used to Live In by Rojin Shafiei and Horn and Online Shopping, both by Ghasideh Golmakani, are also among the films.

Round tables on women elites of Iranian cinema will also be organized on the sidelines of the festival.

Filmmaker Ghasideh Golmakani, France-based Iranian cinema expert Bamshad Purvali, Lebanese director Dima El-Horr and French scholars Emna Mrabet and Claudine Le Pallec Marand are scheduled to attend the sessions.

Source: Tehran Times