A jury member of IRFF, Elif Ergezen, made the remarks on the sidelines of the festival currently underway in Tehran.
She added: 'We should do our best to understand children and give speech to them.'
Asked whether cinema would affect children's lifestyle, Ergezen underscored that: 'We should not teach children directly.'
She added that: 'We should pave the way for children to express their emotions.'
The Turkish cinema practitioner said the festival is a great venue to become acquainted with Iranian artists and filmmakers.
Born in 1979 in Turkey, Ergezen has been graduated from the Communications Department of Galatasaray University in Istanbul, ICN wrote.
She then obtained her master's degree in Cinema from Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne University in France in 2005.
She is a filmmaker, an editor and has also worked in the production of several film projects.
International Roshd Film Festival is being held on November 16-23, in Tehran.
Films from the UK, India, Egypt, Turkey, Indonesia, Greece, Italy, Malta, Tunisia, Brazil, Mexico, Germany, Denmark, the Philippines, and Finland have participated in the narrative short films section of the festival.
Roshd Film Festival mainly focuses on the films with educational and pedagogical themes.
It is organized by the Supplying Educational Media Center, a sub-branch of the Iranian Ministry of Education.