Iranian movie tops at China int’l festival
Beijing, Iranian movie 'Leaf Of Life' directed by Ebrahim Mokhtari was selected as top in the International Tourism Festival held in Taizhou, China.
The closing ceremony of the event was held with participation of filmmakers from Australia, Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey, France and the US Tuesday night.
The movie narrates the story of a documentary filmmaker who wants to make a film about the dangers facing the growth of saffron in Iran.
Accordingh to 'Xinhua News Agency', the art week held in China aimed to promote tourism and cultural exchanges across Asian countries, as well as showcase Taizhou's latest achievements in the film and tourism industries.
Taizhou is one of the hottest filming spots in China. Hundreds of film and TV works have been produced in the city in recent years, Xinhua reported.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA