Iran’s Cinema Vérité Supporting Entrepreneurship

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The 13th Iran International Documentary Film Festival - also known as the Cinema Vérité- has added an entrepreneurship section this year in order to support the youth willpower in face of the US sanctions.

Iran’s Cinema Vérité Supporting Entrepreneurship

Iran has been under strict US sanctions for decades, however, people have tried to neutralize the economic sanctions.

Iranian filmmakers try to mitigate the sanction damage by helping to improve national productivity which is one major reason that Cinema Vérité dedicated a special section to support entrepreneurship.

This section focuses on films with the objective of encouraging the youth to expand their abilities in different fields, especially economy.

Documentary makers who highlight issues related to entrepreneurship and national products such as novel business ideas, unique startups, online markets, and national economy improvements will compete at the section, which is supported by Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA).

The 13th Iran International Documentary Film Festival opened at Charsu Cineplex here in Tehran on Monday, with back-to-back screening of top documentaries around the world.

The lineup for this year's edition of Iran's major documentary festival includes 55 titles from 39 countries, with German filmmakers leading the list with eight films.

Participants from countries around the world such as Norway, Latvia, Qatar, Australia, Japan, Indonesia, Switzerland, Macedonia, Argentina, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy and the United States have participated in this edition. 

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