The inauguration ceremony of the Iranian event has launched on September 21, 2020 in Tehran in the presence of cultural and political figures.
During the event, Rasoul Awards was officially introduced, in the memory of late Iranian director Rasoul Mollaqolipour.
The Resistance festival is organized every year to commemorate the anniversary of the 1980-1988 Iraqi war on Iran, which is known as the “Sacred Defense” in Iran.
The festival will run in two different stages. The first one will take place during the Sacred Defense Week from September 21 to 28 while the second stage will be held on November 21 to 27 to celebrate the anniversary of Basij Day, which falls on November 25.
The rest of the event will go online due to the coronavirus pandemic.