TEHRAN.(Iranart) – A lineup of 31 movies will go on screen in various sections of the international competition of the 7th edition of the Shahr (Urban) International Film Festival, the organizers announced on Monday.
Among the feature films are Breaking the Limits by Lukasz Palkowski from Poland, Loveless by Andrey Zvyagintsev from Russia, You Were Never Really Here by Lynne Ramsay from Scotland and Shoplifters by Hirokazu Kore-eda from Japan.
The Human Shelter by Boris Bertram from Denmark, New Town Utopia by Christopher Ian Smith from England and The Experimental City by Chad Freidrichs from the U.S. will go on screen at the documentary section.
The movies for the short competition are Being More Like Bagsy by Mikkel Storm Glomstein from Norway, My New Year by Arusyak Simonyan from Armenia, Drop by Ghulam Yahya Jafari from Afghanistan, The Tables by Jon Bunning from the U.S. and Samvel by Evgeniy Bakirov from Russia.
In the animation section, Fire in Cardboard City by Phil Brough from New Zealand, Hybrids by Florian Brauch from Canada, Negative Space by Ru Kuwahata and Max Porter, Scrambled by Bastiaan Schravendeel and Sound by Laureline Paul-Constant, all from France, will be screened.
Earlier this week, the festival organizers announced the national lineup consist of 18 Iranian movies.
An exhibition of photos and paintings by 50 artists will also be held on the sidelines of the festival, which will take place in Tehran from July 17 to 22 with the motto of Responsible Citizen, Healthy City.
The festival is organized every year under the auspices of Tasvire Shahr Institute at the Art and Cultural Organization of the Tehran Municipality.
Source: Tehran Times