13th Cinéma Vérité to host 5 continents

Documentaries from 39 countries including Germany and France are slated to be screened at 13thedition of the Iran Documentary film festival known as Cinema Vérité.

Iran (IMNA) - According to the festival organizers, among 55 films sent by 39 countries to the secretariat of this edition, German documentarians hold the record with 8 films and France stands 2nd with 7 documentaries ready to compete in the world competition section.

The US and Italy will compete with 6 films, Netherlands, Qatar, Norway and Lithuania with 3 films, the UK, Russia, Spain, Poland, Turkey, Egypt, Serbia, Afghanistan, Austria  and Hungary with 2 documentaries are scheduled to capture the audience in this edition. Other countries like Belgium, Argentina, Ireland, Japan, Switzerland, Sudan, Sweden, Ukraine and Somalia each will rival with one film.

Iran's documentary cinema has gained worldwide recognition during the last years, which could be considered as one major factor for this wide range of participation from different countries.  

13th edition of the Cinema Verite festival will host documentarians from 5 continents aiming to bring them together to share ideas and exchange their views on current issues and challenges. The event is due to be held on December 9-16 in Tehran.   

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