The 11th edition of the Ammar Film Festival in Iran extended the call for entries for various sections, including main competition, introducing subjects, popular screenings and popular invitations.
International filmmakers can send their works to the secretariat of the event until December 1, 2020.
The main competition section of the event is to receive works in various forms including feature films, documentaries, animations, music videos, TV shows, screenplays, cinematic researches and etc.
The Ammar Popular Film Festival goes against the promotion of “individualism and extreme enjoyment without caring about the society's troubles and other humans’ suppression,” the event’s official website reads.
The festival aims “to raise real awareness and responsibility among the general public,” the website adds, noting that the event’s mission is to create an atmosphere in which independent filmmakers and thinkers can gather together.
The 11th edition of the festival is slated for January 2021 considering health protocols over the COVID-19 pandemic.
The public screenings of the selected films will be held on autumn 2021 in various Iranian cities.