Documentary & Experimental Film Center (DEFC) organizes "Cinema Vérité" 13th Iran International Documentary Film Festival on December 9th- 16th, 2019
in Tehran-Iran.

The festival tries to express the relationship between reality and truth though documentary films.

The international Jury will award the following prizes:
1. Best Full-Length Documentary, longer than 70 minutes, 5000 Dollars, Diploma and trophy of the festival
2. Best Mid-Length Documentary, 40 to 70 minutes, 4000 Dollars, Diploma and trophy of
the festival.
3. Best Short documentary to 40 minutes, 3000 Dollars, Diploma and trophy of the festival
4. Special Jury prize: 2000 Dollars, Diploma and trophy of the festival.

I. International Competition
The international competition consists of three sections:

To 40 minutes (Short Competition Section)
40 to 70 minutes (Mid-Length Competition Section)
Over 70 minutes (Full-Length Competition Section)

Overall Rating
  • I couldn't attend the film festival, but it was great that my film 'Landscapes of A Capelada' was there because the festival selected great movies. I hope I'll be able to attend the festival next time. Thank you!

    December 2017
  • Yiorgos Panteleakis

    A wonderful, inspiring and unique "hi-end" progressive festival.
    A great experience.

    December 2017
  • Sarah Kaskas

    Great festival! we were unable to attend for schedule reasons but we were always updated by the very friendly staff.

    December 2016