Inspiration Through Film - A Festival

September 19, 2014 5:57 AM

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Inspiration Through Film - A Festival

"Let there be Light" -- The phrase is often used as a metaphor for letting the truth be known and dispelling misinformation. In the case of Noor Film Festival, it does exactly that. Launched in 2007, Noor Film Festival's mission was to shed light on Iranian culture through the medium of cinema. Since its inception, it's done much more than that. Its given inspiration to Persian writers and cinematographers to produce movies that have shed light on an Iran few ever get to see.

Noor in the Persian language means 'light'. The bright light of a film festival by and for Iranians has given voice to a burgeoning film industry that now has its own platform to showcase a wide range of creative cinematic expression. Fuelled by an eager Iranian populous bent on showing their true c...

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