'I Am Iranian', Directed by Mohammadreza Ahanj, managed to scoop the best film award in the fiction competition of SPORT MOVIES & TV 2018-36th Milano International FICTS Festival in Italy.
FICTS - Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs, headquartered in Milan (Italy), joined with 116 Member Countries, is the only Federation of Industry Recognized by the International Olympic Committee for which it promotes the values of sport through the images.
'SPORT MOVIES & TV 2018 -- 36th Milano International FICTS Fest' was held under the slogan 'FICTS Is Culture through sport' in the Italian city from 14th to 19th November 2018.
New Delhi [India], Jan 23 ( ANI ): 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams,' a biopic on cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar has won two awards at the recently concluded 11th Tehran International FICTS Festival 2018.
The 11th Tehran International FICTS Festival was held from January 16 to 18, 2018 under the supervision of FICTS in collaboration with the Olympic and Paralympic Committees, the Ministry of Culture, of Sports and Youth, the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
However, we do expect the festival to grow in course of time." Commenting on the partnership between QOSM and FICTS, he said, "The partnership was essential as FICTS is an umbrella institution for films and can provide licences and ensure that the films are of good quality.
Qatar is the first country in the Middle East to partner with FICTS." Talking about short films, Wacker said, "A huge variety of short films had been submitted.
Franco Ascani, the President of FICTS
and member of the IOC Commission for Culture and Olympic Education, greeted the audience and expressed his honor to attend the festival while waving Qatari flag.
The first of its kind film festival in the region, being under the patronage of FICTS
(Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs), aims to promote the art of screenwriting and filmmaking in the world of sports and the Olympics.
Other art works that were on display included Getty Images' collection of great sporting moments captured by the camera; a special collection focusing on the greatest moments in sporting cinema put together by the Federation International Cinema Television Sportifs (FICTS
); and a series of 23 photographs of French-Lebanese artists Christian Rizk and Julie Audic collectively titled 'Speed of Light'.