Feb 24, 2016, 7:52 PM
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Bosnia-Herzegovina hosting Iran Film Week

Belgrade, Feb 24, IRNA – Iran Film Week opened in Sarajevo on Wednesday in a ceremony attended by Iran's ambassador and cultural attaché in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

In addition to the Iranian officials, director of Sarajevo Winter Festival Esmaeil Espahic, Bosnian director Nira Latic as well as a number of the country's political and cultural officials were present in the ceremony.
Iran's Cultural Attache Ali Asghar Ameri said at the inaugural ceremony that Iran's post-Revolutionary cinema is a humanistic and meaning-oriented cinema rejecting violence and immoral scenes.
He added that hundreds of films are produced in Iran each year and it also houses over 400 silver screens which are hosting 14 million people annually.
Director of Sarajevo Winter Festival Esmaeil Espahic told the same gathering that screening Iranian films will help promote cultural ties between the two countries.
Referring to the quality and richness of Iranian films, he said that Bosnians are interested to watch its films.
The film 'Today' directed by Seyyed Reza Mirkarimi was screened at the end of the ceremony and warmly welcomed by the audience.
Other Iranian films including 'Painting Pool' directed by Maziyar Miri and 'Track 143' by Narges Abiyar will also be screened during the cultural event which ends on February 27.