April 28, 2017 0207 GMT
According to Mehr News Agency, the non-competitive section is intended to shed light on the ongoing war against terrorism in Iraq and Syria. It also seeks to ensure that differing voices and perspectives on the ongoing battle against Daesh in the region be heard and seen.
At least 10 films of all genres will premiere in this year's event.
'Kuweires, My Little Homeland' (2016), 'From Hasakah with Love (2016)', 'Alan' (2016), 'August' (2014), 'Apostate Iranians' (2015), 'The Last Supper of the Levant' (2016), 'Kech', 'The Black Flag' (2015), 'Babaei' (2017) and 'The Dark Wind' (2016) are among the films to be screened.