2017-12-04

The City of the Sun in Cinema Vérité

\"The City of the Sun\" by Georgian filmmaker Rati Oneli is featured in the Special Screenings of the 11th Iran International Film Festival \"Cinema Vérité\".
This 104-minute documentary is about \"a semi-deserted mining town Chiatura and several of its residents. \'The City of the Sun\' reflects the life of seemingly ordinary people, their dreams and fates on the background of former pompous Soviet architecture and technological achievements.\"
Rati Oneli was Born in 1977 in Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia. He received his Master\'s Degree in Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Tbilisi, and then continued his studies in the International Relations and the International Media in New York. Oneli began his professional work with editorial journalism and movie production and \"The City of the Sun\" is the first film he directed.
This film has been featured in the forum of the 67th Berlin Film Festival, \"Another Look\" section in the Karlovy Vary Film Festival in the Czech Republic and have won the best documentary of the Sarajevo Film Festival in 2017.
Special Screenings is one of non-competitive sections of Iran International Film Festival, which features selected films from noteworthy international festivals.
 



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