Julian Polisse recently joined the International Fajr Film Festival in Iran as a member of the selection committee . He has done many researches in Islamic culture field . Also he is familiar with Iranian and Arabic cinema.
He says that he pays attention to 3 factors during selecting films for this festival . Firstly technical and artistic values of the films , Secondly the quality of the content and thirdly accordance with predefined goals of the festival . Goals like philanthropy , human rights , justice and etc .
This is the first time that he had joined this festival and he thinks the overall quality of all the films are comfortable and there are nice diversity of films . Also he admired his partners in committee , “There is a common feature between us , And it is the love to the cinema , This helps us to set up a intimate and respectful relationship while we have different tastes in choosing films” Julian says .
Julian is from France and he also had presence in Cannes film Festival , “We cannot really compare these two festivals in aspect of facilities and tools but the main feature of FIFF is its Islamic , Asian and Iranian character . Directors and filmmakers love cinema and this results in new and precious ideas which can produce valuable feats “ He added .
He also hauls the connections between filmmakers from other countries and he calls them effective relation . “Well , I believe these connections are important and effective because it can help to transfer the artistic and technical ideas” He declared .
Mohammad Bozorgnia, Rasoul Sadrameli and Shahram Asadi are other members of this committee . The 30th Fajr International Film Festival will be held from February 1st to 11th 2012 in Tehran and some other Iranian provinces.