Legendary Dutch Director Judges at Fajr International Film Festival


TEHRAN (IFILM) – Oscar-winning director Mike van Dime has been invited as a juror in the 37th edition of Fajr International Film Festival in Iran’s capital city of Tehran.
Well-known Dutch film director Mike van Dime who received Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film for the film ‘Character’ (Dutch: Karakter) attends the 37th FIFF competition section as a juror.
Mike van Diem was born on January 12, 1959 in Sittard, Limburg, Netherlands. He is a director and writer, known for Character (1997), The Surprise (2015), and Tulipani: Love, Honour and a Bicycle(2017).
Supervised by Iran’s Ministry of Culture, Fajr International Film Festival hosts veteran directors and new filmmakers from Iran and across the world every year.
The 37th edition of the Iranian film event will screen films in five categories including the International Competition, Eastern Vista, Festival of Festivals, Popular Genre Films and Burn Olives which is a window to the changes in the world of Islam today. The festival will be held April 18-26, 2019 in Tehran, Iran.