Six Iranian films will be screened in the Competition section of the 8th Middle East Now film festival in Florence, Italy.
The festival’s screening program includes feature films, documentaries, shorts and animated films produced between 2015 and 2017, and coming from Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Libya, Tunisia, Turkey, the UAE and Yemen.
The festival aims at introducing talented film directors who tell stories through beautiful movies, in order to present the real face of the Middle East.
The Iranian films to be screened at this year’s edition of the festival are ‘City As Art’ by Aliyar Rasti, ‘Pale Mirrors’ by Salem Salavati, ‘White House’ by Arastu Mafakheri, ‘Tamaroz’ (Simulation) by Abed Abest, ‘Parting’ by Navid Mahmoudi, and ‘Take Me Home’ by acclaimed, late Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami.
The 8th Middle East Now film festival will be held in the Italian city of Florence, on 4-9 April 2017.