Eight Indian documentaries,including Sandip Ray’s ‘The Sound of Old Rooms’,will be screened at a film festival to be held next month in Teheran.
These documentaries will be part of a special retrospective of Indian films at the 7th “Cinema Verite” Iran International Documentary Film Festival from December 10-17.
The other Indian films to be screened are ‘Mayong: Myth/Reality’ by Utpal Borpujari; ‘Bahadur the Accidental
Brave’ by Aditya Seth; ‘There is Something in the Air’ by Iram
Ghufran; Farida Pacha’s ‘The Women in Blue Berts’; ‘Director,
Painter Shri Babura Laad Saheb’ by Richa Hushing; ‘Dhananjay
Kulkarni Chandragupta’ by Rrivu Laha; and ‘Powerless’ by Fahad Mustafa and Deepti Kakkar.
The festival,organized by the Documentary & Experimental
Film Center (DEFC),tries to express the relationship between
reality and truth through documentary films. DEFC is the main
centre for production,distribution and promotion of fiction,
documentary,animation and experimental films in the Middle