Iranian documentary festival Cinéma Vérité has been postponed over coronavirus pandemic.
The 14th edition of the event that was previously supposed to launch on December 5-15, is rescheduled for December 15-22, 2020.
This year’s edition of the festival is planned to go online and the winners will be announced on the closing ceremony on December 22.
Organized by the Documentary and Experimental Film Centre (DEFC), the Cinema Verite is one of the most notable festivals in Iran that has both international and national sections.
The festival showcases the best documentaries in an attempt to bridge the gap between reality and truth.
Some of the festival’s sections are National Competition, International Section (non-competitive), Martyr Avini Award, Entrepreneurship Documentaries Award, COVID-19 Section, and professional Workshops.
Over the past decade, it has emerged as one of the important events on Iran's documentary calendar.