The category titled ‘Health Defenders’ has been established in honor of the medical workers on the front line of fighting against COVID-19.
An exhibition of photos and posters on the medical staff will also be held on the sidelines of the event.
Those interested in taking part at the national competitions, which will be held on September 21-27, can register at the festival’s website. The registration opened on June 9 and will continue until August 20.
Meanwhile, the online registration for the international competitions taking place on November 21-27, opened on June 9 and will continue until September 26.
A number of conferences will also be held on the sidelines of the festival.
The RIFF, one of the most prestigious international film festivals in Iran, is dedicated to productions on wars and the repercussions of armed conflicts in the world.
It also puts a spotlight on the resistance of the Palestinian people against the Zionist regime, Daesh and their terrorist attacks in the region, and the world’s tyrants and their backing of Daesh.