40 countries to partake in int'l children film festival in Iran

Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/6/15 22:17:24

Filmmakers from 40 countries will participate in the 30th International Film Festival for Children and Youth, which will open in Iran's city of Esfahan on June 30, Press TV reported Thursday.

The one-week event is aimed at discovering and promoting children's talents in arts and cinema, and encouraging professional filmmakers to focus on the issues related to children and the youth.

Germany, France, Netherlands, Canada, China, Czech, Russia, Denmark, Turkey, Japan, the US, India, Qatar, Bangladesh and Egypt are among the countries attending various categories of the event.

Among the categories to rival, the festival will host a major animation competition, the chairman of the festival, Alireza Rezadad, was quoted as saying.

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