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Cinema Week in Sofia

Cinema Week in SofiaCinema Week in Sofia

Iran Cinema Month will be held in Sofia, the Bulgarian capital, January 14- February 4.

The event is organized by the Iranian Embassy, Farabi Cinema Foundation, and Middle East & North Africa Region (MENAR) Film Festival which will have its 8th edition January 14-31 in Sofia.  

Held to commemorate the 37th anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, a total of 8 Iranian films will be screened in Sofia’s 5 main cinemas, Mehr News Agency reported.

The movies include Niki Karimi’s ‘Night Shift’, ‘316’ by Payman Haqqani, Khosrow Sinai’s ‘The Rainbow Island’, ‘Three Fish’ directed by Hamid-Reza Qorbani, ‘The Ride’, by Ali Khamehparast, ‘Track 143’ by Narges Abyar, ‘Mrs.’ by Tina Pakravan and a documentary titled ‘Sepahan’s Glory’. All films will have subtitles in the Bulgarian language.

During the three-week event, there will be sessions where Iran’s cultural attache Mohammad-Ali Kiani will speak on Iran cinema achievements after the revolution and participation of Iranian films in international festivals over the past three decades.