In this credible event of the national and continental documentary cinema, a special prize is dedicated to the 40th
anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of Iran, in which the statue of the festival, an honorary diploma and 150,000,000 Rials will be awarded to the best film.
The special section of the selected documentaries about Islamic Revolution of Iran and screening of the best works on this subject, especially the valuable works recorded at that time, is another section of the 12th
Celebrating an Iranian filmmaker and an Iranian cinematographer who had a significant role in the documenting the Islamic Revolution is one of the other special events of this year's Cinema Verite.
In Martyr Avini Award which is dedicated to the screening of documentaries of the Resistance, the Islamic Revolution and the Holy Defense, will be held the same as in last years. In this section, the three selected works will be awarded the Golden, Silver and Bronze Avini Statues.
Iran International Documentary Film Festival, with the slogan "Truth of the Best Guide", will be held in Tehran from 9 to 16 December 2018.