Iran Film Week opens in Izmir

Iran’s Film Week was inaugurated in Izmir, Turkey Wednesday by Iran’s cultural attaché in the Consulate Office in Istanbul in cooperation with Pictorial Media Institute of Dokuz Eylul University.

Iran’s consul general in Istanbul, Mahmoud Heydari addressing the inaugural ceremony, referred to the two countries’ numerous cultural, historical and religious commonalities and described the two nations as among the closest nations in the world.

There are great capacities for deepening of bilateral cultural ties, he said.

Holding Iran’s Film Week in Izmir is a great step towards promoting cultural ties, Heydari noted.

Ten Iranian films including ‘Joseph the Messenger’, ‘Paradise Station’, ‘Kanaan’, ‘Hidden Sense’, ‘Day of Devil’ and ‘Aal’ will be screened during the ongoing event.

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