Tehran holds festival of Franco-Iranian female filmmakers

Works by French and Iranian female filmmakers organized by the Iranian Artists Forum will be featured in a festival in Tehran which is to begin on Monday.

The six-day event will review six Iranian and six French movies with the participation of special guests and celebrities, ifilmtv.ir reported.

French Ambassador François Sénémaud, filmmakers Rakhshan Bani-Etemad from Iran, and Marianne Tardieu and Lidia Terki, both from France, will deliver speeches at the opening ceremony.

'Tales' by Bani-Etemad and 'Qui Vive' (Insurance) by Tardieu have been selected for screening on the first day of the festival.

Workshops conducted by Terki and Tardieu will be held on the opening day.

Tuesday's schedule includes the screening of Julie Bertuccelli's 'La Cour de Babel' (School of Babel) and Pouran Derakhshandeh's 'Hush! Girls Don't Scream'.

'Facing Mirrors' by Negar Azarbaijani and 'Bird People' by Pascale Ferran are scheduled for screening on Wednesday.

On Thursday, the festival will feature 'Two Women' by Tahmineh Milani and 'L'avenir' (Things to Come) by Mia Hansen Love, while 'Nahid' by Ida Panahandeh and 'La vie domestique' (Domestic Life) by Isabelle Czajka are scheduled for screening on Friday.

On the closing day on Saturday, the program will include the screening of 'Paris la Blanche' by Terki and 'Track 143' by Narges Abyar.

Several master classes have also been arranged on the sidelines of the festival.

The festival is organized in collaboration with the Embassy of France in Tehran.

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