TEHRAN.(Iranart) – The short documentary “Bride” directed by Mehdi Heydari is set to participate in the 1st Foça International Archaeology and Cultural Heritage Film Days in Foça, Turkey, October 18-21.
The 27-minute documentary shows wedding rituals of tribes and the local people of West Azarbaijan Province in northwest Iran, with a focus on costumes of the region from textile coloring to making ceremonial clothes, ISNA reported. According to the event website, 33 films from Turkey, Scotland, Italy, the Netherland, the US, Germany, Malta, France and Iran will be shown. The event aims to help raise awareness about the importance of heritage conservation and encourage tourism by introducing key archaeological and cultural heritage sites in Turkey and the world through documentary films. It also seeks to encourage filmmakers in documenting world heritage.
source: Financial Tribune