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The 3 selected film in 2019 festival and jury members statements

The Jury of International Dalarna Documentary Film Festival announced their decision today at the end of the festival screenings.
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The jury members of International Dalarna Documentary Film Festival, Hamid Jafari from Iran, Marco Glijnis from Sweden and I Malek Shafi’i from Afghanistan watched about 52 movies from Afghanistan, Iran, and Kurdistan Iraq. Comparing to the quality of other movies the jury members found the below three movies more appropriate with the criteria that they have agreed upon in the current circumstances. Those criteria are originality, visual storytelling, and attention to the needs and concerns of documentary movie enthusiasts. Based on the mentioned criteria and the power of the story in addressing the challenges of today’s world including child labor, climate change and migration the following three movies more meet the above criteria.
Black Gold by azatullah Alidost
Sarevo by Mohammad Abdullahi
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Homeless like Wind by Ghulam Reza Jafari
The jury members thank all filmmakers who sent their movies to the festival and are working on a hard situation and with low budget to raise-awareness and help understanding of the challenges that we face today. We thank from the supporters and organizers of this festival, especially Ali Layeghy for facilitating and screening this movies. We wish a very good future for International Dalarna Documentary Film festival.
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International Dalarna Documentary film Festival 2019

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International Dalarna Documentary Film Festival is going to be held in Sweden under the guidance of Dalarna international film association. The festival will be held in November for Three Days from first of November to third and we will be showing 25 films from Afghanistan, Iran and Kurdistan and the films are chosen by the jury’s

Place Date

Sockensutga siljansnas

Friday first of November from 14.00 to 22.00

 

Mora Gymnasium, Aulan , mora

Saturday November second from 14.00 to 22.00

 

Orsa cinema

Sunday November third from 13.00 to 22.00

 

Our respected guests will be six filmmakers from Afghanistan and Iran and Holland

 

Hassan Danish Afghan film maker currently living in Sweden, program expert

Hellen hemmati Iranian film maker living in Stockholm, theater critic

Malik shafie Afghan film maker a member of jury living in Copenhagen, member of jury

Soroosh almi Iranian film maker living in Stockholm

Basir seraat photographer and documentary maker and a member of jury living in Stockholm

Mahbooba Ebrahimi Afghan filmmaker currently living in Sweden.

Marco glijnis Dutch film maker member of jury living in Sweden, jury of the program

 

 

At the end of the festival we will be giving awards for the three best films

For more information check out our web site and Facebook page

 

www.iddff.se

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list of filmmakers who will be in Film Festival 2019

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1:-  Hussain Danesh  is the critic of International Dala Documentry Film Festival.

Hussain Danesh Filmmaker, Technician and Film Critic.

Hussain Danesh was born in Kabul, Afghanistan.
He studied film making in Iranian Youth Cinema Society in Iran and also took a 2 years course at Film Making Center in Tehran (Ferdows Garden).

Danesh directed the short film of “Mirror” (1992) in Iran and worked at Afghan Film in Kabul as a film maker (1993 – 1995).
Danesh and Seddiq Barmak held a course in cinema at Afghan Film in Kabul (1994 – 1995).

Artistic consulting and stage designing of the “Wisper of the Buddha” with subject of Afghanistan, directed by Hossein Ghasemi Jami (Iranian film maker).

He also directed “ The Passage” a long documentary film about war in Kabul, 1993 – 1997 (winner of the Montreal film festival award, and also winner of the Human Rights prize for the best documentary film from the 2nd Documentary and Short Film Festival in Kabul.

Danesh migrated to Sweden in 2010 and since then he has been working as Camera technician in Swedish film industry in Gothenburg.

He is also a film critic with 30 articles about Afghan movies and cinema that have been published at BBC Persian, Nebesht, Afghan Newspaper 8 Sobh and Art magazine in Iran.

He has been also worked the Festival Executive Director at Afghan Film festival in Sweden 2015 – 2018.

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2:- Helen Hemmati Hammarström.
Helen Hemmati Hammarström was born in Iran in 1964,
⁃ Completed a master’s degree in Tehran University (Fine Art Faculty), 1995
⁃ Theater director, (5 plays)
⁃ Playwright (14 plays) and dramaturge (2 plays)
⁃ Jury in short films and documentaries in the film festival
– Jury in theaters festivals (5 plays)
– Film critics (TV and magazines)
⁃ Thought drama in Art University of Tehran, drama department (1996-2002)

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3:- Malek Shafie  Malek Shafi’I is an award winning documentary filmmaker who has made over thirty films on different topics. His last documentary won the Award of Excellence from Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2013. Malek is the founder and Director of Afghanistan International Human Rights Film festival. He worked as jury member of the Tolo TV Film Festival, Kabul Film Festival, Movies That Matter, My View Asian Bank, Tromso Film Festival and many more.
Currently he lives in Copenhagen .

He is a member of our jury group also.

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4:- Mahbooba Ebrahimi
Mahbouba Ibrahimi was born at 1977 in Kandahar city of Afghanistan, then in 1981 her family immigrated to Iran. She grew up there and she could successfully graduate from Public HealthFaculty of Tehran University in 1999. She married at 1998 and then she came back to Afghanistan at 2006.

At the year 2009, she took part in a French filmmaking workshop in Kabul. As Cinema was always a the dream of hers over the years. For completion of her proficiency, she has gone to Paris at 2010 and 2011 to study Cinema closely at Ateliers Varan in this city of art and beauty.

She has participated in industry actively since 2009 and she has made four documentary films;

1. “Phantoms of the Zoo” (Anti-war, Social and Animal Rights / 2009)
2. “Allaoddin’s Girls” (Social and Children’s Right / 2009)
3. “A, B, C …” (Social and Disable’s Right / 2010)
4. “Permission to drive” (Social and Women Right / 2011)

“Phantoms of the Zoo”: This documentary is a film about the situation of Kabul Zoo during civil wars in the city, while nobody was in the city for taking care of animals living in Kabul Zoo and the Zoo had been attacked by many missiles.
“Phantoms of the Zoo” was shown by these festivals:
Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival 2010
http://www.taufilmfest.com/en

Etats généraux du film documentaire , (www.lussasdoc.org

) France 2010.
This film has had performance in Musée du quai Branly in Paris-France 2011.
http://www.quaibranly.fr/en/m

This film has had a performance in Robin museum in New York and took award from this museum in June 2011.
2- “Allaoddin’s girls “is a film about Kabul Girl’s Orphanage” An orphan girl who lives in this orphanage wants to stay in the orphanage but her uncle tries to return her back to home and force her to marriage someone she doesn’t love. This film focuses on her lifestyle, her life concerns, as well as her relationships with outside world.
Film was shown by Women’s Voices from the Muslim World: A Short-Film
Festival in USA in November 2010. womensvoicesnow.org

3-“A, B, C …” (social and Handicap’s Rights). This film is about a disable girl that wants to become literated, but she cannot find any teacher who can taught her the lessons at her home in Kabul and her mother tries to find teacher.
Shown also in above festival.

4- “Permission to Drive “, is a film about women social activities in Kabul, this film is about afghan young woman who has come back to her home country Afghanistan from Iran, she tries to find a job in Kabul, but she doesn’t have the proper required skills then, she decides to learn driving and get her driving license in the Kabul, the city where women are not still accepted as drivers in the streets. Finally she could succeed to get a job in a travel agency.
This film has been selected for screening at Mumbai film festival as part of a special package of films from Afghanistan, called ‘Kabul Fresh’.
http://www.mumbaifilmfest.org

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5:- Basir Seerat

Basir Seerat was born in 1983 in Malistan district of Ghazni province in Afghanistan.

Basir Seerat was and still, He is an important voice for social art, media, and human rights activities in Afghanistan.
Basir Seerat has been working with United Nation Office in Kabul as a photojournalist, Open Society Organization as deputy director, Third Eye Photojournalism Centre as chief-in-editor, Free Media Organization of Afghanistan “NAI” as a multimedia trainer and He was a lecturer and founder of the Photography Department in Kabul University.
Besides his professional works, he writes blogs with an extensive portfolio in the fields of human rights, freedom of speech and promotion of democratic culture, I was one of the arrangers of “Human Rights Week” two times with great success in Afghanistan.
He used film as an important tool of expression. “Caricaturists”, “Up to Alphabets”, “The voice of Flu City” “Gypsy Alphabets”, “Little Afghanistan”, “Bird Street Is My Home” and “Under the Eyes of Buddha” are some of the most important short films by me.
“Little Afghanistan” and “Bird Street is My Home” were shown at the international festivals for documentary films such as Leipzig and Documenta in Germany.
In recent years he is a young media activist has been attacked and terrorized many times by the enemies of freedom of speech. In 2004, Basir Seerat was kidnapped by the Taliban. After escaping from the Taliban jail, He continued my works with civil society, media, human rights, arts and culture organizations.He is playing my role for the positive change, for the developing of a democratic Afghanistan.
In 2012, he received his first award as a human rights artist and activist from the Image and Voice of Hope Organization “New York”.
His photographic and cinematic work has been exhibited widely in Afghanistan and abroad.

For more communicate with Basir Seerat, here is his blog.
https://basirseerat.com/

 

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6:- Soroush Elmi
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Soroush Elmi is a Kurdish Iranian film and theater producer, living in Stockholm.
Since he moved to Sweden in 2009, he started arranging cultural and artistic events, in different cities. In 2016, he launched his company, Matris Event & Production. He took more serious steps towards film making by getting a role as an executive producer in a feature film, “Logndagen” by Yagoob Keshavarz, selected at Austin and Durban film festivals.
He continued his career by producing a couple of theater plays at Kulturhuset-Stadsteatern Stockholm in 2017.
His recent short film project as a producer, “Black-Eared” by Behzad Azadi, has been selected to the Oscar-qualifying festival, the New Orleans film festival 2019.
Soroush is hosting “Art in City” a weekly radio show. He is also a curator at his private gallery, Studio Bee, in Stockholm.
In addition, he has been working with the Stockholm International Film Festival and Stockholm International Film Festival Junior.

Program list of International Dalarna Documentry Film Festival

 

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Fredag 1 November 2019
Siljansnäs, Sockenstuga

Från Kl: 14 till ca 21:00


☐ The longtime of waiting / Fariba Haidari                                          58:00

Afghan Flyktingar / Sverige                                                     ca 14:15 – 15:13


☐ 8000 km /Reza Sahebdad                                                                        43:01

Afghan Flyktingar / Paris                                                          ca 15:25 – 16:08


☐ Homeless like wind / Gholam Reza Jafari                                            26:17

Afghan Flyktingar / Iran och Sverige                                      ca 16:20 – 16:46


☐ Minor miners / Ezatullah Alidost                                                            53:01

Barn / Afghanistan                                                                        ca 16:55– 17:48


Rast 30 Minuter


☐ The Garden without leaf / Fatemeh Rezaeea                         27:33

Miljö / Iran                                                                                      ca 18:20 – 18:47


☐ Forbidden Terrain / Mohammad Ranjbar                                 46:46

Kvinnor / Afghanistan                                                                 ca 19:00 – 19:47


☐ Spring They Didn’t See/Panahbarkhoda Rezae                       13:56

Halabja / Kurdistan                                                                     ca 20:00 – 20:14


☐ Saroo / Mohammad Abdullahi                                                                29:00

Barn och Miljö                                                                            ca 20:25 – 20:54


Lördag 2 November 2019
Mora Gymnasiem, Aulan

Kl 14:00 till ca 21:30


☐ Mirage /  Abdolreza Kohanrouz                                                        1:07:04

Iranska flyktingar / Grekland                                                      14:15 – 15:23


☐ I Am Alone / Behzad Moloud                                                               14:01

Miljö / Iran                                                                                     15:35 – 15:50


☐ Michelangelo of Afghanistan / Mohammad Safa                            24:10

Afghan Flyktingar / Iran                                                            16:25 – 16:50


☐ A trip into the ziro point /  Dawood Hilmandi                            1:03:25

Afghan Flyktingar / Världen                                                      17:00 – 18:03


Rast 30 min


☐ Black Gold / Ezatullah Ali Zadeh                                                       53:50

Afghanistan                                                                                   18:30– 19:24


☐ Abshar /  Ali Shahabi Nezhad                                                           29:33

Barn / Iran                                                                              ca 19:35 – 20:05


☐ Beyond the fans /  Arman Gholipour                                             17:41

Kvinnor / Iran                                                                       ca 20:15 – 20:33


☐ Iron Dream / Yaser Biani                                                                30:00

Järnväg / Iran                                                                    ca 20:45 – 21:20


☐ The Garden without leaf /  Fatemeh Rezaeean                         27:33

Miljö / Iran                                                                               21:30 – 22:00


Söndag 3:e November
Roda kvarn, Bio, Orsa

13:00 till ca 22:00


☐ Forbidden Terrain / Mohammad Ranjbar                                  46:46

Kvinnor / Afghanistan                                                      ca 13:15 – 14:00


☐ A few bunches of roses / Mohammad Ghasempour                            29:57

A MS Familj / Iran                                                                ca 14:10 -14:40


☐ Overruled / Farnaz Jurabchian                                                   52:46

och Mohammadreza Jurabchian

Afghan Flyktingar / Iran                                                  ca 14:50 – 15:43


☐ Blurry Faces /  Behzad Moloud                                                      16:32

Iranska Flyktingar / USA                                                   ca 16:00 – 16:17


☐ Saroo /  Mohammad Abdullahi                                                    29:00

Barn och Miljö / Iran                                                        ca 16:30– 17:00


Rast 30 min


☐ At the beginning of desert / Hamid Eskandari                    01:00:29

Miljö / Iran                                                                          ca 17:30 – 18:30


☐  Dehsalm / Mohammad Abdullahi                                              28:17

Kultur och Miljö / Iran                                                     ca 18:40 – 19:08


☐ Songs of gods / Aref Mohammadi                                                56:26

Musik och Relion / Iran                                                    ca 19:20 – 20:16


☐ A Affidavit for Khan Ali / Arman Gholipour                              25:18

Arbete och hälsa / Iran                                                      ca 20:25 – 20:50


☐ Homeless like wind / Gholam Reza Jafari                                   26:17

Afghan Flyktingar / Iran och Sverige                            ca 21:00 – 21:26


 

List of Films that selected for screening in the International Dala Documentry Film Festivel

Imagrations

1:-  “Michelangelo of Afghanistan”  /  Mohammad Safa

Afghanistanians refugees / Iran

2:-  “Overruled”  /  Farnaz Jurabchian – Mohammadreza Jurabchian

Afghanistanians refugees / Iran

3:-  “Homeless like wind”  /  Gholam Reza Jafari

Afghanistanians refugees / Iran and Sweden

4:- ” 8000 km#  /  Reza Sahebdad

Afghanistanians refugees / Paris

5:-  “A trip into the ziro point”  /  Dawood Hilmandi

Afghanistanians refugees / World

6:-  “Blurry Faces”  /  Behzad Moloud

Iranian Refugees / USA

( screening in side section)

7:-  “Mirage”  /  Abdolreza Kohanrouz

Iranian refugees / Greece

8:-  “The long time of waiting”  /  Fariba Haidari

Afghanistanians refugees / Sweden


Children

9:- “Black Gold”  /  Ezatullah Ali Zadeh

Chidren / Afghanistan

10:-  “Minor miners”  /  Ezatullah Alidost

 Children / Afghanistan

( screening in side section)

11:-  ” Abshar”  /   Ali Shahabi Nezhad

Children / Iran


Environment

12:-  “At the beginning of desert”  /  Hamid Eskandari

ِِDrought / Iran

13:-  “The Garden without leaf ” /  Fatemeh Rezaeean

ِِDrought / Iran

14:-  “I Am Alone” /  Behzad Moloud

Animal / Iran

15:-  “Saroo” /  Mohammad Abdullahi

Children and Environment / Iran


women

16:-  “Forbidden Terrain”  /  Mohammad Ranjbar

Women / Afghanistan 

17:-  “Beyond the fans”  /  Arman Gholipour

Women / Iran

( screening in side section)


religion and Music

18:-  “Songs of gods”  /  Aref Mohammadi

Musik and Religion  /  Iran


Other

20:-  “Iron Dream”  /  Yaser Biani

Rail war / Iran

21:-  “A Affidavit for Khan Ali”  /  Arman Gholipour

A old man try to find job / Iran

22:-  “A few bunches of roses”  /  Mohammad Ghasempour

A MS Family / Iran

23:-  “Spring They Didn’t See”  /  Panahbarkhoda Rezaee

Chemical Bomb and Photography / Halabja, Kurdistan

24:-  “If There Wouldn’t Be Stories”  /  Kamal saleh Zadeh

Kurdistan

25:-  “The Satan’s Horn”  /  Hadi Ghorbani

Iran

26:- Dehsalm / Mohammad Abdullahi

Iran

( screening in side section)


The festival will has Screening in 1st, 2nd and 3rd of November.

Friday: 1st November
Sockenstuga
Siljansnäs

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Satarday: 2nd November
Aulan, Mora Gymnasiem
Mora

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Sunday: 3rd November
Röda Kvarn, Orsa Biografen
Orsa


 NOTE:

Beyond the fans by Arman Gholipour and Minor miners by Ezatullah Alidost will showing in side section of Festivel for the subjects of films.


Note 2:- 

The Film makers who is in this list must send the original of film to the festival Email or to secretary of festival  Ali Layeghi

Contact

PHONE:

0046735910567

WEBSITE:

www.iddff.se

EMAIL:

dalafilmfestival@gmail.com

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INTERNATIONAL ِِDALARNA DOCUMENTRY FILM FESTIVAL!

International Dala Documentry Film Festival

 

Dalarna’s international documentary film festival

The Dalarna International Film Festival is focusing this year on documentary films from Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq and the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

The International Dalarna Documentary Film Festival will be held in November 2019 in collaboration with Dalarna International Film Association. The goal of the festival is to introduce and connect nations with each other throughout the municipalities of Orsa and Mora in the northern part of the province of Dalarna.


The jury of this year’s festival films consists of:

  • Hamid Jafari; an Iranian documentary filmmaker, resident in Tehran.
  • Marco Glijnis; a Dutch filmmaker ad photographer, living in Sweden.
  • Malek Shafiei; an Afghan filmmaker, living in Denmark.

Films will be selected by the jury and exhibited throughout the Dalarna province in 1, 2 , 3 November.

The festival’s secretary and jury will invite filmmakers whose films have been previously selected by the jury, to explain why their film should attend the festival. This is on condition that they can travel to the European Union.


 

All of Dalarna’s International Film Festival will be awarded with a certificate of appreciation. Special Film Festival statuettes will be dedicated to the best films.

After the festival finishes, the likelihood of showing films under the name of the same festival and the views of the Dalarna International Film Festival and the collaboration of other associations in other parts of the Dalarna Province in Sweden will also be presented.


Regulation:

  1. Both short and long documentaries from international filmmakers with any theme (e.g. historical, archeological, nature, wildlife, social, Imagration) related to the aforementioned countries are accepted.
  2. All films must have correct English subtitles.
  3. ّThe films must be make finished January 2016 or after that.
  4. last date for sending film is 31 August 2019.
  5. The videos must be uploaded either on Google Drive – Dropbox – Vimeo with the appropriate MP4 or same quality, send to the festival’s email ( dalafilmfestival@gmail.com ) or via social media to the Festival’s secretary for first arbitration. After reviewing the best films will be selected and requested for  participation by the secretary.    Films have to be of good quality.
  6. Film makers must sent their CV & biography including ( Name, Last name, birth date, Birth place, Nationality ) A way to contact for example:  Email and Mobile NO or… and a short information about film including: (when Start to work, when finished work, in witch country you made film, witch group of peoples are in film, refugees, women, children, with nationality, because you make a film from refugees of a country in another country, clear these all if these information is unclear in some film same short film and what you think it is need to explain  ) all in Enghlish or Persian in a PDF.

فراخوان جشنواره بین الملی فیلم های دالارنا

International Dala Documentry Film Festivalفراخوان جشنواره بین الملی فیلم های دالارنا

جشنواره بین المللی فیلم دالارنا که امسال با تمرکز بر روی فیلم های مستند، از کشورهای افغانستان، ایران، سوریه، عراق و کردستان عراق تمرکز دارد، در نوامبر امسال 2019، زیر نظر انجمن بین المللی فیلم های دالارنا، در بخش شمالی استان دالارنا در سویدن، در شهرداری اورشا و مورا برگزار خواهد شد.

این جشنواره زیر نظر انجمن بین المللی فیلم های دالارنا، با هدف شناساندن و نزدیک کردن انسان ها و ملت ها با همدیگر برگزار می شود.


فیلم های این جشنواره توسط داورانی بین المللی که امسال عبارتند:
حمید جعفری، مستند ساز ایرانی ساکن تهران
مارکو …. فیلمساز و عکاس هلندی ساکن سویدن
ملک شفیع فیلمساز افغانستانی ساکن دانمارک.
انتخاب و در نوامبر امسال در استان دالارنا به نمایش گذاشته خواهد شد، که بعد از اتمام جشنواره، احتمال نمایش فیلم ها تحت نام همین جشنواره و نظر انجمن بین المللی فیلم دالارنا و همکاری دیگر انجمن ها در دیگر نقاط استان دالارنا در سویدن بنمایش در .بیاید، نیز می باشد


 درین جشنواره از چند تن از فیلمسازانی که فیلمشان، در جشنواره راه پیدا می کند، به انتخاب داوران  و دبیر جشنواره، در صورتیکه شرایط سفر در اتحادیه اروپا را داشته باشند، برای شرکت در جشنواره و توضیح در مورد فیلم به مخاطبان، دعوت به عمل خواهد آمد.

 برای شرکت کننده ها در جشنواره لوح تقدیر و تندیس جشنواره برای فیلم های برتر این جشنواره تقدیم خواهد شد.


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  1.  فیلم های مستند کوتاه و بلندی که توسط فیلمسازهای داخلی و بین المللی با موضوع چهار کشور افغانستان، ایران، عراق و سوریه، با هرموضوعی که به این چهار کشور ربط داشته باشد چون موضوعات تاریخی، باستان شناسی، طبعیت، حیات وحش، اجتماعی که زندگی مردم و مهاجرین این کشورها را نیز در بر میگیرد و …
  2. فیلم ها همه به باید دارای زیر نویس انگلیسی صحیح باشند.
  3. آخرین مهلت ارسال فیلم ها 31 آگست 2019 می باشد
  4. فیلم ها باید از جنوری 2016 به بعد ساخته شده باشند یا کار های تهیه فیلم از این به جنوری 2017 به بعد پایان یافته باشد.
  5.  فیلم ها با کیفیت مطلوب برای داوری اول باید آپلود شده در گوگل درایو، دراپ باکس و یا ویمو با کیفیت مناسب ام پی  یا معادل آن به ایمل جشنواره  فرستاده شود، بعد از داوری، فیلم های انتخاب شده با کیفیت اصلی از فیلمساز درخواست خواهد شد.
  6. فیلم سازان باید به همراه فیلم سی وی و بیوگرافی خود شامل ( نام و نام خانوادگی، تخلص، تاریخ  و محل تولد، ملیت ) ، راهای  تماس مانند ( ایمیل و شماره  موبایل یا …) و یک توضیح مختصر در مورد فیلم شامل ( زمان شروع کار بر روی فیلم و تاریخ پایان کار، در چه کشوری فیلم ساخته شده است و در مورد چه گروهی از مردم، زنان، کودکان، مهاجرین و شخصیت های فیلم دارای چه ملیتی هستند، در صورتیکه این معلومات در فیلم واضح نباشد مانند بعضی فیلم های کوتاه چون اکثراً از مهاجران در کشورهای دیگر فیلم میسازند تا همه چیز واضح شود برای داروان و بعد هم مخاطبینی که می بینند  ) را در فایل پی دی اف بزبان انگلیسی یا فارسی بفرستند.

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