The Iranian documentary
film competed with 40 documentaries from Italy, Denmark, Poland, Germany, Spain, France, Croatia, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Chile, UK, Austria, the US and Hungary.
Award has been given to her on her documentary
film 'A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness'.
television market is also benefitting from the growth of the pay TV market.
The intersections of the documentary
form and new technologies have drawn much scholarly curiosity and attention.
The festival, starting on August 1, will screen 21 handpicked documentaries, which have been selected from some of the best documentary
festivals in the world.
I was straight out of university and, there and then, I fell in love with the documentary
form and the creative freedom that came with it.
Mr Mason said, This is a really key moment for documentary
in this country, and perhaps globally.
tional College, Dubai, the education partner of Documentary
Ellis) to present a revised and updated history of documentary
Dawn News, in recent years, has projected the case of Mukhtar Mai is a documentary
called "Shame" which was made on it in 2006 and was an eye-opener.
Thomas Waugh, The Right To Play Oneself: Looking Back on Documentary
Film, Minneapolis, University of Minnesota Press, 2011; 336pp, paperback 20.
The event also features brainstorming sessions led by leading documentary
makers and film professionals, thus opening doors for dialogue and new learning for youth talent in the region.