Dushanbe International Film Festival, which took place in October 2004 in Tajikistan for the first time and Mohsen Makhmalbaf was as the head of the jury, this year in October is about to launch for the second time.
Cinema House of Tajikistan has offered Mohsen Makhmalbaf to be the honorary of Dushanbe International Film Festival.
Every year 10 short films and 10 feature films from 10 Asian countries will form the competition section of the festival. In addition to that there are 10 feature films from Iran and 12 short films are screened in the subsidiary section of the festival.
From this year this festival is going to take place everyother year in Afghanistan and Tajikistan in turns.