Iranian film festival in Paris screens selected animations, films

A number of Iranian animations and films have been showcased at the second edition of the country’s film festival in the French capital, Paris.

Some 11 animations produced by Iran’s Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA) were displayed at the event.

Two cinematic creations also represented Iranian cinema industry at the festival that was held from June 6 through 16, 2014.

Iranian social drama Hatred directed by Reza Dormishian was one of the movies screened at the event and received much acclaim by the audience.

Maryam Khalilzadeh’s White Pigeon by the Mirror, Nazanin Sobhan Sarbandi’s Kind Moon and Ali Reza Chitaei’s Successful and Admirable Life Story of the Red Pencil were screened at the animation section of the festival.

Hadi Yaqinlou’s Why Doesn’t This Telephone Ever Ring?, Moin Samadi’s The Night Song and The Kitten directed by Shiva Sadeq Asadi  were also among the animations lineup.

The animations participated in a number of Iranian and international events and took awards.

The art of animation as practiced in modern day Iran started in the 1950s. Over the last few decades Iranian animation has found international reputation.

By Press TV


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