|Iranian House of Cinema to reopen today||
TEHRAN -- The Iranian House of Cinema (IHC) will reopen today during a ceremony after about a two-year forced shutdown, Iran Cinema Organization Managing Director, Hojjatollah Ayyubi, who is also the deputy culture minister for cinematic affairs, announced in press release on Tuesday.
The reopening of the IHC has been organized for September 12, which is Iran’s National Cinema Day.
Groups of cineastes have been invited to the ceremony will be held at the hall of the IHC at 11:30 a.m.
Ayyubi is also scheduled to attend a press conference to elaborate on holding an emergency session of IHC’s General Assembly and election.
The IHC, which is the guild of Iranian cineastes, was disbanded by the former minister of culture and Islamic guidance, Mohammad Hosseini in early January 2012.
Hosseini had accused the IHC officials of establishing the guild without legal formalities and “other illegal acts”.
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