New York hosts city's first Iranian film festival

The organisers are hopeful it will help bridge the divide between the two countries.

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    The Iranian cinema has already won a world-class reputation. Now, it's getting a wider American audience at the first Iranian Film Festival being held in New York.

    The organisers are hopeful that it will help bridge the divide between Iran and the United States.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports.


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