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Deadline for submission of Isfahan children’s film festival announced

Tehran, The deadline for submission of the 31st International Film Festival for Children and Youth is July 22.

The event, which is jointly organized by Farabi Cinema Foundation, Isfahan Municipality and Iran Organization of Cinema and Audiovisual Affairs, would be held in Isfahan from August 30-September 5.

The thematic priorities of this prestigious cinematic gathering, which will be held in the national and international competitions, are expansion of ethics, family values, humanitarianism, self confidence, social responsibility and environmental awareness.

The awards in the international competition section will be presented to the feature and short fiction films as well as feature and short fiction animations. An international jury prize coordinated with the International Center of Films for Children and Young People, based in Tehran, will be awarded in the section.

National competition of the festival will recognize the best works in four categories: feature films, long films, short fiction films, and animations (both features and shorts).

Only films produced after January 2016 are eligible for submission. They should not have been screened in the earlier editions of the International Film Festival for Children and Youth.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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