"Andrey Tarkovsky: A Cinema Prayer" (2019) will be screened at Portrait section of 13th "Cinema Verite" Iran International Documentary Film Festival. In this magnificent documentary the personal and professional life of the legendary Russian director is revealed through the eyes of his own son Andrei Andreyevich Tarkovsky that is interwoven with the director's personal thoughts and philosophy. In other words, it is Tarkovsky on Tarkovsky to the fullest extent and as IMDB synopsis reads:
"The documentary recounts Tarkovsky's life and work, letting the director tell the story himself, as he shares with us his memories, his view of art and his reflections on the destiny of the artist and the meaning of human existence."
It should be noted that this film had its European Premiere at IDFA and has been nominated for Best Documentary on Cinema at 76th Venice International Film Festival Classics section.