Mohsen Yazdi made the remarks after touring different sections of the 14th Iran International Documentary Film Festival known as “Cinema Verite” headquarters in Tehran.
He said the festival plays a key role in expanding the culture of society.
Yazdi underscored that the festival could play a key role in meeting the needs of society and the county.
The 14th Iran International Documentary Film Festival opened in Tehran on Dec 15.
This week-long cinematic event is underway totally online and will be wrapped up on December 23.
The festival has several sections, including the National, International, and Martyr Avini Prize, Entrepreneurship Documentary Competition, Coronavirus Special Section, Side Sections, and commemorations.
In the meantime, several expert workshops and master talks, as well as masterclasses, are being held on the sideline of the international event.