Roshd International Education and Ethics Film Festival Historical Background
Called " Festival " then ,the IEPFF was initiated in 1963. This was the 1st International Film Festival in Iran . Iranian ME audio-visual general director of the time attempted to hold such a progression in order to exchange education pictorial incidents globally. From the first educating Film Festival, the main objective of the progression was to collect the latest education products and also to find an innovative was for training and educating children and adolescents in the country .Although due to the officials interest , the contents of the films periodically changed , statistically speaking the general and uniform theme in all periods was " science , education , and ethical".
Holding the 8th progression of the Festival , the officials changed the title of the Festival from International Educating Film Festival into International Education Film Festival. In the 20th progression " Roshd " was added to the title due to unanimous decision of the policy makers and since then , it has been Known as "Roshd International Science , Education, and Eyhical Film Festival " (RISEEFF).
The delivered films were shown in their original language in early sessions of the Festival and in cases like the audience's aroused interest toward a film , it was summarized and the translated summary was distributed among the them.
Since 33rd progression , student film makers' works have been admitted and judged accordingly and since 65th progression , the teacher-made films have been introduced to the audience and judged accordingly.