The 13th edition of the Cinema Vérité, Iran’s International Documentary Film Festival, has scheduled to screen 55 titles from 39 countries.
The public relations office of the event announced that German filmmakers lead the list with eight films, French documentarians will have seven films, while Italy and the US come next, each with six titles to go on the festival’s screen.
The Netherlands, Norway, Latvia, Lithuania and Qatar each have three representatives in the 13th Cinema Vérité, while Russia, Spain, Poland, Turkey, Egypt, Serbia, Bosnia, Estonia, Afghanistan, Austria, Hungary, and the UK each have two titles in the lineup.
Other participating filmmakers are from Belgium, Australia, Japan, Indonesia, Switzerland, Macedonia, Cambodia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Sudan, Chad, Argentina, Ireland, Ghana, Romania, Portugal, Croatia, and Ukraine.
Some films have been jointly produced with two or more countries.
Organized by the Documentary and Experimental Film Center, the first edition of the Cinéma Vérité was held in 2007.
Over the past decade it has emerged as one of the important events on Iran's documentary film calendar.
The 13th edition of the Cinéma Vérité will be held in Tehran on December 9-16, 2019.