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Iran to host 25th int’l children’s filmfest

iran to host 25th int’l children’s filmfest

Iran is planning to hold its 2011 edition of the International Festival of Films for Children and Young Adults in the historical city of Isfahan.

The event will present 67 films from 24 countries along with numerous Iranian productions in competition and non-competition sections, Mehr News Agency reported.

The Dreamer by Riri Riza (Indonesia), Koko and the Ghosts by Daniel Kusan (Croatia) and Garuda in My Heart by Ifa Isfansyah (Indonesia) are some of the international films which will compete during this year’s festival.

On the Sly by Olivier Ringer (Belgium and France), A Tale of Ululu’s Wonderful Forest by Makoto Naganuma (Japan) and The Secret Letter by Simone van Dusseldorp (The Netherlands) will also take part in the event’s international competition section.

Antoine by Laura Bari (Canada), The Beetle Soldiers by Ari Sihasale (Indonesia) and Rindu Purnama by Mathias Muchus (Indonesia) will take part in the non-competition section of the festival.

Renowned Italian director Roberto Benigni’s 2002 Pinocchio will also be part of the program.

The film is based on The Adventures of Pinocchio written by Carlo Collodi with Benigni himself starring in the role of Pinocchio.

Iran’s 2011 Festival of Films for Children and Young Adults will also hold a photography contest and host sixteen professional voice actors.

The 25th International Festival of Films for Children and Young Adults will be held from November 14 to 18 and winners will be awarded the Golden Butterfly trophies.

Source: presstv.ir

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