(Persia Digest) - Inaugural ceremony of Iranian Film Festival was held in Tbilisi State University late on Tuesday.
On the first day of the festival, the film ‘Azar, Shahdokht, Parviz and Others’ was screened with English subtitles and was welcomed by the audience.
IRNA reports that the inaugural ceremony was attended by Iran’s Ambassador to Georgia Seyyed Javad Qavam-Shahidi, Cultural Attache Hamid Mostafavi, Chacellor of Tbilisi State University George Sharvashidze, as well as a number of students.
The film ‘Appendix’ opened the ceremony.
Iran’s cultural attaché also praised holding regular Iranian film festivals in cooperation with Tbilisi State University, saying that this reveals dynamic communications between the organizers of the festival and audience in a common language.
Mostafavi further noted that Iran and Georgia boast a rich culture and history and this is not limited to past honors, as the artists are still discovering new cultural fields.
Sharvashidze aslo hailed cooperation between Iran’s Embassy and the university, saying that the collaboration is not restricted to scientific activities and Iranian studies; rather, they are engaged in holding art exhibitions and film festivals.
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