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News number: 8711261424

16:33 | 2009-02-14

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UTV World Movies Holds Iranian Film Festival

TEHRAN (FNA)- UTV World Movies has launched an 'Iranian Film Festival', in association with Digital Academy Film School and Iran's Cultural Center in India.



On 14 and 15 February, Iranian film maker Seyed Baqer Mirkarimi with Govind Nihalini and Krishna Shah will inaugurate this film festival.

On 14 February, A Taste of Cherry will be aired at 1.30 pm and The Mirror will be showcased at 2.45 pm. On 15 February, Mirkarimi's movies So Far, So Close and Under The Moonlight will be screened at 11 am and 12.45 pm respectively.

UTV World Movies business head Sameer Ganapathy said, "Iran has been a cradle of a variety of arts and their movies, which are depictive of their culture and society have begun to gain global recognition.

"Through our association with the Digital Academy and the Iranian Culture Center, we are featuring some of the finest Iranian films to the Indian film lover. We hope that our viewers appreciate our efforts and develop an interest to absorb and enjoy movies from across the globe."