Jan 14, 2019, 7:36 PM
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9th Varesh Int'l FilmFest announces call for entries

Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA - The 9th edition of Varesh International Film Festival with the theme of common heritage-public culture (behavioral, speaking and biological traditions) has announced call for entries.

Organized by Mazandaran Culture and Islamic Guidance Department and Cinema Organization of Iran, the festival is slated to be held in this northern province on April 29, 2019 –May 3, 2019.

The main focus of the festival is on the five Caspian Sea littoral states and the Persian language, the common heritage, including (Iran, Afghanistan and Tajikistan) and the Caspian Sea as the natural heritage which includes (Iran, Azerbaijan, Russia, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan).

The main themes of the festival are behavioral, speaking and biological traditions.

The behavioral traditions films are focused on rituals, national and religious celebrations, habits, folk games and etc.

The speaking traditions include videos based on folk tales, ethical, wise, romantic stories, songs, poems, native poems, ancient myths and parables and etc.

The biological traditions films focused on native architecture, production methods in the life of agriculture, cattle and fishery and the Protection of forests, handicrafts, native culture, markets and Business.

The applicants can fill out the submission form online at submission@vareshfilmfestival.com from Nov 22 to Jan 20, 2019.

So far, over 550 works have been submitted to the festival secretariat.

So far, the event also has been highly welcomed by Iranian filmmakers.

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