Friday, February 25, 2005

Iran Daily - Kish Hosts Documentary Event

Iran Daily: "Kish Hosts Documentary Event

TEHRAN, Feb. 25--The Sixth International Documentary Film Festival will get underway in the Persian Gulf island of Kish on Saturday and will continue until March 2.
Announcing this, the festival’s secretary, Kamran Shirdel told ILNA that some 34 Iranian and foreign documentary films will be screened in the contest section of the festival and 10 documentary films from Switzerland and 10 works in the same genre by Vittorio de Sica of Italy will be screened in the international section of the event.
He said that the panel of jury includes Nasser Taqvaei and Masoud Ohadi from Iran, Ms Suzet Golnesadel from France, Paolo Minoto from Italy, Robert Richter from Switzerland, Gol Baratolo Moshova from Kyrgyzstan.
Shirdel said that the festival will honor Iranian documentary filmmaker Parviz Kimyavi and Vittorio de Sica from Italy.
Meanwhile, the Swiss Embassy will hold a contest for essays on documentary films from Switzerland.
The festival is sponsored by Kish Free Trade Zone Organization."