Resistance festival to pay homage to legendary Iranian director Dorri
The late Iranian director Ziaeddin Dorri, who is famous for ‘The British Briefcase’, is to be honored at 2018 International Resistance Film Festival in Tehran.
He began his cinematic work as an assistant director for the movie ‘Whirlpool’ (1981) and later directed ‘Thunderbolt’ (1984) in what would be the ¿rst of many ¿lms. Other ¿lms in his proli¿c resumé are: ‘Cinema is Cinema’ (1997), ‘The Legion’ (1998), ‘Forbidden Love’ (2005) and ‘Deborah and I’ (2005).
Dorri also directed numerous television series, including the blockbuster hits ‘The British Briefcase’ (1999) and ‘The Pahlavi Hat’ (2006-2011), i¿lmtv.ir reported.
‘General Sanjar Khan’ was his last project that failed to make it to the production phase due to his death.
This year, the festival will host cinematic productions from 73 countries. The festival is scheduled to be held from November 26 to 30.
The RIFF is organized each year by the Revayat Cultural Foundation and the Film Association of the Islamic Revolution and the Sacred Defense in collaboration with other cultural organizations.
The 15th edition of the International Resistance Film Festival will open on November 26 and is scheduled to run until December 1 at Felestin Theater Hall in Tehran.