The selected titles to compete at this section of the event are:
‘Slaughterhouse’ directed by Abbas Amini
‘Zero Day’ directed by Saeed Malekan
‘Silent Snail’ directed by Behrang Dezfoulizadeh
‘Butterfly Stroke’ directed by Mohammad Kart
‘Plain-Clothes’ directed by Amir-Abbas Rabiee
‘Reset’ directed by Mohammad-Reza Lotfi
‘The Enemies’ Directed by Ali Derakhshandeh
‘Skin’ co-directed by Bahman and Bahram Ark
‘Fathers’ directed by Salem Salavati
‘That Night’ directed by Kourosh Ahari
Mohammad Ehsani, Mahmoud Arbabi, Homayoun Asadiyan, Yalda Jebeli, Reza Dorostkar, Mahmoud Razavi and Hossein Karami have formed the selection committee deciding which movies to take part at this category of the festival.
The Fajr Film Festival’s ‘New Look’ is specified to the first-time directors who have made their first feature film.
Established in 1982, the Fajr Film Festival is an event that celebrates cultural exchange, displays creative achievements of highly acclaimed cineastes and pays tribute to local and international films.
Since its establishment, the Fajr Film Festival has played a vital role in the development of the Iranian Cinema.
Supervised by Iran’s Ministry of Culture, the festival hosts veteran directors and new filmmakers from Iran and across the world every year.
The 38th Fajr Film Festival is set to kick off on February 1, 2020 and runs till February 11 in Tehran.