Iranian Film Festival at MANUU

Hyderabad: Instructional Media Centre (IMC), Maulana Azad National Urdu University, is launching MANUU Film Club titled “Cinematheque MANUU” on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at CPDUMT Auditorium.

An Iranian Film Festival will also be inaugurated in collaboration with Iran Culture House, New Delhi, University. The first film of festival will be “A Cube of Sugar” directed by Mr. Reza Mir Karimi. Dr. Mohammad Aslam Parvaiz, Vice-Chancellor will preside over the inaugural session.

Mr. Ali Asghar Rastgou, First Consul, Consulate General, Islamic Republic of Iran, Hyderabad, Prof. Shakeel Ahmad, Pro Vice-Chancellor, MANUU; Dr. M. A. Sikandar, Registrar, MANUU; Mr. Mohsen Ashouri, Cultural Attache, Islamic Republic of Iran, Hyderabad will be guests of honor.

According to Mr. Rizwan Ahmad, Director IMC, Idea behind Cinematheque MANUU is to offer students the chance to complement their studies with activities related to culture and personal development.

It is a campus enrichment program wherein weekly open air screenings of cinema classics, educational programs, films and documentaries will be screened for the students and staff members.

An exhibition of finest works of Mahmood Farshcian, who is a Master of Persian Paintings and miniatures will also be inaugurated at IMC Auditorium at 4:30 p.m. on Friday along with Iranian Handicrafts exhibition.

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