Iranian film critic, researcher, filmmaker, actor, author, translator and university lecturer, Hamed Soleimanzadeh, became the member of the Berlin Centre for Advanced Studies in Arts and Sciences (BAS), an institution of the UdK.

For the UdK, the BAS functions as a door to artistic research methods in other contexts or institutions. Interconnected research creates new impulses between art and science.

He is an official member of the House of Cinema (The Iranian Alliance of Motion Picture Guilds), the Institute of Documentary Film (IDF), the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) and the Iranian Short Film Association (ISFA). He holds a Ph.D. in art research (film studies) and is currently working at the Berlin University of the Arts as a researcher in the fields of film and philosophy.

Soleimanzadeh has already been selected as a member of the jury panel at the Schlingel International Film Festival in Germany, the 10th Dytiatko International Children’s Television Festival in Ukraine, the 44th Göteborg International Film Festival in Sweden, the River International Film Festival in Italy, the Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival in South Korea, the 17th International Short Film Festival Detmold in Germany, the Kolibri International Film Festival for Childhood and Youth in Bolivia, and the Directors’ Fortnight and Critics’ Weeks sections of the 74th Cannes Film Festival.


Source: Iran Daily