15 DEFC Films at VDR’s Media Library

15 documentaries produced by the Documentary and Experimental Film Centre (DEFC) will be presented at the 21st Vision du Reel’s Media Library.
Considered one of the most important doc markets in Europe, the VDR Media Library includes 386 films from 68 countries in total.
Out of the 21 Iranian films in the Library, the following 15 were produced at the DEFC:
Memory of One Way Street (Mehdi Bagheri), Dolls Do Not Know (Nava Rezvani), Bazaar From Tehran to Tehran (Reza Khanlari), The Plane Grove (Hadi Afaride), The Steps of One Hand (Kiomars Samadi Tari), The Rule of the Jungle (Mokhtar Namdar), Spoon (Jalal Veisi), Turtles and Storks (Mahmoud Kiani Falavarjani), Lir (Mohammadreza Hafezi), He (Sam Kalantari), Hero and the Cloak (Arash Lahooti), The Drowned Dreams (Farshid Akhlaghipour), Three Women (Mostafa Emami), Sirangoli Pond (Mohammad Ehsani) and Life (Mahmoud Kiani Falavarjani).
There are also another 6 Iranian films in the Library: The Rock (Hamid Jafari), Father, Mother, Ali, Reza & Me (Hanie Tousefian), Forty Days of Pines (Atieh Attarzadeh Firozabad), Here the Seats Are Vacant (Shiva Sanjari), Writing on the City (Keywan Karimi) and SONITA (Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami).
With 55 and 43 films respectively, Switzerland and Germany enjoy the highest number of films in VDR’s Media Library 2016.
The 21st Vision du Reel international film festival will be held from 15th to 23rd of April 2016 in Nyon, Switzerland.