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News number: 8709160987

14:34 | 2008-12-06

Art

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Armenia Screens Iranian Short Films

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian filmmaker Roqayyeh Tavakkoli's short films were screened at the fifth annual Kin International Film Festival in Armenia.



Tavakkoli's Water and Party were screened along with films directed by women filmmakers from 11 countries.

Roqayyeh Tavakkoli is one the Iranian women filmmakers whose impressive works have raked in international awards in recent years, press tv said.

Manijeh Hekmat, Rakhshan Banietemad, Tahmineh Milani, Niki Karimi and Samira Makhmalbaf are among Iran's internationally acclaimed women filmmakers.

Organized by the Armenian non­governmental Liza Foundation, the 2008 Kin International Film Festival was held from Nov. 28 to Dec. 2 at Yerevan's Puppet Theater.

The five-day event screened some fifty films by women directors from around the globe with the aim of promoting women's rights and supporting their social and political participation.