The request has been made by a number of Iranian documentarians and naturalists, the Public Relations office of Cinema announced in a press release on Monday.
According to the secretary of the festival Mohammad- Mehdi Tabatabainejad, the organizers have welcomed the idea and will be inviting the naturalist as a special guest of the festival.
It is hoped that the British documentarian accepts the invitation and attend the workshops due to be arranged during the festival to transfer his knowledge to Iranian filmmakers.
Sir David Attenborough celebrated his 90th birthday in May 2016. In a body of work spanning seven decades and more than 100 series, Attenborough has come face to face with thousands of extraordinary species, and has created some of the most unforgettable moments in television.
Some of his most famous docs include “David Attenborough: The Early Years” (2013), “Africa” (2013), “Frozen Planet” (2011), “Attenborough and the Giant Egg” (2011), “Planet Earth” (2006), “The Life of Mammals” (2002) and “The Private Life of Plants” (1995).