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32nd ICFF to hold 7 expert workshops

The 32nd Int’l Film Festival for Children and Youth in Iran is to hold 7 workshops by world experts.

World cinema experts have been scheduled to hold seven workshops on the sidelines of the 32nd edition of the International Film Festival for Children and Youth (ICFF) in Isfahan.

According to the event organizers Lotte Svendsen from Denmark, Anush Babayan from Armenia, Maud Amson and Alexandre Athané from France, Yoo jung hyun from South Korea, Katharina Dockhorn from Germany, and Dragan Milkonovic from Serbia are the experts to teach the workshops.

Svendsen will hold “What type of cinema is preferred by children?” and Babayan will teach “Iranian contemporary cinema for children: Focus on Abbas Kiarostami and Majid Majidi”.

“How to make a self-taught short animation film?” is the tile of the workshop by Athané and “Marche du Film, European film market (EFM), How to present our film in global film markets?” will be taught by Amson while Head of the Cannes Film Market Jana Wolf in attendance.

Milkonovic will speak about “Film literacy for children”, Dockhorn will deliver “Contemporary strategies in film critique”, and Yoo will talk on “VR Cinema in new age”.

According to the 32nd ICFF website, the event aims to enhance the cinematic products of this age bracket and introduce the top works in national and international arenas.

The festival aims to promote ethical values such as family unity, appropriate lifestyle, respect for humanity, self-esteem, social responsibility, environmental protection and it also seeks to create awareness of the uprising future challenges.

The ICFF is organized annually by the Iranian Organization of Cinema and Audiovisual Affairs, Farabi Cinema Foundation and the Municipality of Isfahan.

Showcasing quality national and international films and works for children and young adults; creating a platform for the presence of professionals and cineastes active in the cinema industry for children and young adults; boosting collaboration and production of films for children and young adults by creating interaction among creators, experts and the audience; and promoting knowledge transfer and exchange of products of high artistic value, capable of contributing to cultural as well as social growth are among main objectives of the festival.

The 32nd ICFF is slated for August 19-26, 2019 in the Iranian historic city of Isfahan.