Art And Culture

New Documentary on Wholesale Water Crisis

Iran is facing its harshest drought in the past 50 yearsIran is facing its harshest drought in the past 50 years

A documentary on drought in a village in Khorasan Razavi Province will be shown at the 12th International Traveling Film Festival on Water in Bangalore, India.
Titled “Death of Kariz,” the movie is written and directed by Abbas Heidari. It tells the story of water shortages, drought, rapidly disappearing underground water tables and degradation of the complementary water supply system known as kariz in Now Deh-e Gonabad village in rural district of Gonabad County in Khorasan Razavi Province, IRNA reported on its Persian website.
The Indian festival will screen 229 films on water-related issues from 60 countries on October 17.


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