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Anti Imperialism Films in Fajr Festival PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 04 January 2010 09:18

A section featuring anti-Western imperialism films, will be set up at the Fajr International Film Festival, the organizers announced on Saturday.

“Eleven films audaciously criticizing Western imperialistic movements will be screened in this section,” the Public Relations Office of announced in press release. “This section is also designed to look behind the scenes at the

colonialist and tyrannical policies of the political systems in such countries as America and the Zionist regime by effectively depicting images of the human catastrophes that have resulted from their policies,” it explained. “The Fog of War” by Errol Morris, “The Gates Are Open Sometimes” by Liana Badr, “Grace Is Gone” by James C. Strouse, “In the Valley of Elah” by Paul Haggis, “Land Mines: A Love Story” by Dennis O’Rourke, and “The Road to Guantanamo” by Michael Winterbottom are among the films slated to be screened at the section. The Fajr Film Festival, Iran’s most important cinematic event, is held annually by the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance. The 28th edition of the festival will take place in Tehran from January 25 to February 4.


Curtsey:Mehr News Agency

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