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  • Published:5/29/2015 3:38:00 PM
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Also some master classes and workshops have been planned with the presence of Iranian prominent filmmakers which titles will be announced simultaneously with the festival start

According to the report of Public Affairs of 5th Urban International Film Festival, the instructors’ names of the festival master classes are as follows:

  • Professor “Dina Iordanova” from United Kingdom, Head of the Film University of St. Andrews with the theme of “Paris as a Cinematic Pole”
  • “Barry Navidi” from United States of America, Producer of “The Merchant of Venice”, “Wild Salome” and “Salome”, with the theme of “Recreation of ancient cities and urban ancient living in Cinema”
  • “Krzysztof Zanussi” from Poland, European Director, with the theme of “Structure in the City, Structure in Cinema”
  • “Debra Young” from United States of America, Secretary of International Critiques of “Hollywood Reporter”, with the theme of “Urban Cinema against Globalization”
  • “Caroline Otto” from German, Member of the directors board of Europe Screenwriters Association, with the theme of “Screen Writing as a Citizen”


  • “Jamshid Usmanov” from Tajikistan, Director, with the theme of “Travel to the city and return from it”
  • Viera Langerová” from Czech Republic, Critic and Instructor at Famo School, with the theme of “Urban Cinema and new technologies”
  • “Iann Thomas Bertrand” from France, Photographer and Documentary maker, with the theme of “Human”
  • “Srinivasan Narayanan” from India, ex director of Mumbai Film Festival, with the theme of “The Impact of Film Festivals on the Cities”


The international media meetings: also three short and useful term meetings of Question and Answer and transferring the international experiences of the Jury of the section for documentary, long and short films have been planned for Media Staff.