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Thursday January 17, 2019 20:44171

Iranian line up to attend Big Sky Festival

Five Iranian titles is to go on screen at the 16th Big Sky Documentary Film Festival.

A batch of five Iranian titles is set to go on screen at the 16th edition of the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival.

‘Beloved’ by Yasser Talebi, ‘Lotus’ by Mohammadreza Vatandust, ‘Skipper Soleiman’ by Saadat-Ali Saeedpour and ‘Finding Farideh’ co-directed by Azadeh Mousavi and Kourosh Ataee are among the Iranian contestants of the festival.

‘Aleppo: The Silence of the War’ by Amir Osanlu will also vie at the screening event along with other participants.

According to the official website of the festival, the aim is to celebrate and promote the art of nonfiction filmmaking, and to encourage media literacy by fostering public understanding and appreciation of documentary film.

Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (BSFI) nurtures and elevates non- fiction films that have the power to transform the world, culture, our youth and ourselves.

The event will be held in the U.S. city of Missoula, Montana from February 15-24, 2019.