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Cinema Vérité to show 20 plus films on coronavirus

The 14th Cinema Vérité is to screen over 20 films with coronavirus theme.

The 14th edition of the Cinema Vérité, Iran’s major international documentary festival, has scheduled to screen a lineup of 24 films with coronavirus theme.

The selected films portray the zealous efforts of medical staff in combating the lethal disease and how the coronavirus has affected the world.

This year, the event has dedicated a special section to screening documentaries on the COVID-19 pandemic.

The organizers of the festival received more than 130 submissions on the pandemic in the COVID-19 category.

Earlier, the Cinema Vérité organizers announced that a selection of documentaries praised at the 2020 edition of several international events would be reviewed during a special section titled “World’s Best”.

The international section of the festival contains several non-competition sections such Special Displays, Mirror of a Festival, Portrait, Perspective of One Country Documentary Cinema, Chile Documentary Cinema, Masters of 2020, and 13 Editions & 13 Films.

Rescheduled for December 15-22, 2020, the 14th edition of the Cinema Vérité will be held online due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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