30th Fajr International Film Festival announced the titles of 8 films for the Competition of Films from Islamic Countries (Cinema of Salvation).
The selection committee including Mohammad Bozorgnia, Mehdi Homayounfar , Rasoul Sadrameli , Shahram Asadi and Julian Polisse selected eight films to compete in this section from Turkey, India, France, Indonesia, Egypt, and Qatar .
The Following is a list of the entries:
Abu, Son Of Adam, Directed by Salim Ahmed from India/ 2011 (This film is the India’s official submission in the foreign language Oscar sweepstakes , Also its been rated 8.1 out of 10 at IMDB by reviewers )
Free Men Directed by Ismaël Ferroukhi from France/ 2011
Hawi Directed by Ibrahim El-Batout from Egypt, Qatar/ 2010
Tahrir 2011: The Good, The Bad, And The Politician Directed by Tamer Ezzat, Ayten Amin, and Amr Salama from Egypt/ 2011
Under The Protection Of Ka’bah Directed by Hanny Saputra from Indonesia/ 2011
Free Man Directed by Mehmet Tanrısever from Turkey/ 2011
Silence of Lake’s Rabbit Directed by Masoud Atyabi from Lebanon
Also the title of “Written on the Sand” directed by “Mansour Ben Pouteh” from Malaysia is in non-competitive section of Cinema of Salvation.
Secretariat of the 30th FIFF announced that the titles of Iranian films of this part will be announced later.
30th Fajr International Film Festival will be held from February 1st to 11th 2012 in Tehran and some other Iranian provinces.