The 14th edition of Cinema Verite has received 871 documentaries, having the entry deadline come to an end.
The secretariat of the event announced that 476 short, 209 under 90-minute and 138 feature length docs.
Organized by the Documentary and Experimental Film Centre (DEFC), the Cinema Verite is one of the most notable festivals in Iran that has both international and national sections.
The festival showcases the best documentaries in an attempt to bridge the gap between reality and truth.
Some of the festival’s sections are National Competition, International Section (non-competitive), Martyr Avini Award, Entrepreneurship Documentaries Award, COVID-19 Section, and professional Workshops.
Over the past decade, it has emerged as one of the important events on Iran's documentary calendar.
The 14th Cinema Verite will be held online over coronavirus pandemic in December 2020.