The jury panel will be directed by Ildikó Enyedi (from Hungary) and Hungarian composer Ádám Balázs, German director Andreas Kleinert, Indian actress-cum-director Bijaya Jena will accompany Safiyari to evaluate the films.

Safiyari is an Iranian film editor and a member of the American Film Academy. She has edited more than 90 feature films and several documentaries during her 30-year career. She edited two films for director Asghar Farhad, which won Best International Feature Oscars: ‘A Separation’ and ‘The Salesman’.

The 26th edition of the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival will take place from November 11-27, 2021, in Tallinn, Estonia.

The festival will comprise 232 features and 230 shorts from 75 countries, across five competition strands and 13 special programmes.

This year, the Estonian festival will host some Iranian films including ‘World War III,’ co-written, directed, produced, and edited by Houman Seyedi.

Started in 1997, the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival has grown into one of the biggest film festivals in Northern Europe and busiest regional industry platforms, hosting more than 1000 guests and industry delegates and over 160 journalists. The festival screens around 250 features and more than 300 shorts and animations and has an attendance of about 80,000 people annually.


Source: Iran Daily