It is with great pleasure that we unveil the selected films for this year’s festival.
we wish to express our profound pride in receiving over 300 submissions from around the globe this year. Submissions poured in from every continent, and for that, we are immensely grateful.

AGIFF embraces a wide range of film types and genres, including short films, feature films, documentaries, animation, and more. The festival holds a steadfast commitment to impartial evaluation, disregarding factors such as film duration, genre, or gender. As a result, our selection reflects a diverse assortment of feature films, short films, documentaries, and fiction works.

The films chosen for 3rd of the Ark Gate International Film Festival (AGIFF)

“Any Given Night” (USA) directed by Saniya Mirwani
“Sphinx” (Iran) directed by Hamid Yousefi
“Fatih the Conqueror” (France) directed by Onur Yagiz
“Happen to Happen” (Republic of Korea) directed by Julie Joohee Jeon
“Van Gogh In Love” (France) directed by Jean Luc Ayach
“Blindness” (Canada) directed by Amir Zavosh
“The Untouchable” (Iran) directed by Avazeh Shahnavaz
“Yabá” (Brazil) directed by Rodrigo Sena
“Freeway” (Iran) directed by Mohammad Akbari Asl
“The Line” (Canada) directed by Myriam Guérin
“Let’s Guess” (Iran) directed by Fatemeh Karbasi
“The Spiral” (Argentina) directed by María Silvia Esteve
“The Girl and The Boy” (France) directed by Jean-Marie Besset


Congratulations to all the selected filmmakers for their outstanding work. We eagerly anticipate showcasing these exceptional films at the 3rd Annual Ark Gate International Film Festival.

AGIFF festival will be held from 21 to 25 June 2023