The 12th edition of the Tehran International FICTS Film Festival has announced lineups for different competition sections.
The lineup includes 116 titles from Iran and 21 titles from other countries.
The competing films include 15 titles in the feature-length documentary section, 26 titles in the short fiction and animated films section, and 11 works in the teasers and music videos section.
Works from Uruguay, Spain, Australia, the US, the UK, Italy, Argentina, South Africa, Germany, Brazil, Bulgaria, Pakistan, Thailand, Turkey, Russia, Sweden, France, Poland, New Zealand, the Netherlands, and India have made it into the final lineup.
Iran’s FICTS, as the exclusive representative of the FICTS Sports Federation, is considered to be the entry festival for the Milan world competition.
The FICTS (Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs) is the organizer of the event, which is the final phase of the World FICTS Challenge that runs in 16 countries, including Iran.
Founded in 1983, it is recognized by International Olympic Committee (IOC) for which it promotes values of sport through film and television. Some 116 countries are members of the FICTS.
The 12th Tehran FICTS will be held in collaboration with the National Olympic and Paralympics Committee, the Ministry of Sports and Youth, IRIB and the Tehran Municipality in Tehran and on Qeshm Island on June 23-27.