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Thursday, 29.01.2015, 12:17
Iranian Film Week starts in Lithuania
Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, is currently playing host to the Iranian Film Week, which opened with Mojtaba Raei's Birthday of a Butterfly on Thursday, TehranTimes reports.
Organized by the Iranian Visual Media Institute in collaboration with Lithuania's Skalvija Cinema Center, seven films will be screened during the week, the institute announced in a press release on Sunday, writes LETA/ELTA.
Actor Hamid Farrokhnejad and filmmaker Mohammad-Hadi Karimi attended the event.
Here without Me directed by Bahram Tavakkoli, Mr. Yusef by Ali Rafiei, In the Name of Father by Ebrahim Hatamikia, The Lost Truth by Mohammad Ahmadi and Under the Moonlight by Reza Mirkarimi are in the lineup for the Iranian film festival.
Snow on a Hot Tin Roof directed by Mohammad-Hadi Karimi is due to close the week on August 31.
Iranian Visual Media Institute has so far held eleven film weeks in the Ukraine, Tajikistan, Germany, Denmark, Turkey and several other countries.