Karachi (February 15, 2018): A four-day Iran Film Festival kicked-off here on Wednesday evening.

The festival was formally inaugurated by known film director and actor Javed Shaikh amidst presence of a sizable number of people from different walks of life at Khana e Farhang, Culture Centre of Islamic Republic of Iran, Karachi.Two films, dubbed into Urdu and encompassing wide range of subjects, will be screened on daily basis from 1500 hours to 1700 hours.

“It has been well communicated by our brothers from Iran that despite no music and dance films is a medium that can attract public attraction on basis of its substance,” veteran Pakistani actor said adding feature films are an efficient tool to bring about needed changes in the public mind set.Dr. Muhammad Raza Baqri, Director, Khana e Farhang said since Islamic revolution in his country concerted efforts were made to promote Islamic values with particular focus on the fact that Islam itself is a progressive religion.

Samar Raza, a budding film maker of Pakistan and Agha Moosavi, media coordinator of the culture centre also spoke on the occasion.

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