4 February 2016

3rd AIPFF Submissions Rocket up

TEHRAN (AIPFF) - The number of films submitted to the 3rd Ammar International Popular Film Festival (AIPFF) multiplied in comparison with the festival's previous edition prompting its organizers to extend the deadline for submission of international works.

TEHRAN (AIPFF) – The number of films submitted to the 3rd Ammar International Popular Film Festival (AIPFF) multiplied in comparison with the festival’s previous edition prompting its organizers to extend the deadline for submission of international works.

So far, as many as 3,000 works by foreign participants and 1,500 works by Iranian filmmakers have been submitted to AIPFF, almost two times the previous edition’s submissions.

Given the large number of submissions, the 3rd APFF‘s international section is being held independently of its Iran section so the works can be better screened by the panel of judges for the festival.

Accordingly, AIPFF secretariat has extended deadline for submission of international works to April 1, 2016. The date of holding the international section is yet to be announced. Interested international filmmakers may submit their works at AmmarPopularff.com/register

APFF was formed in 2010 after a popular, social movement in Iran which followed the 2009 presidential election. APFF considers films with liberating, independence-seeking and intellectual content.

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