|Indian festival to spotlight films by female Iranian filmmakers||
“Facing Mirrors”, a film on the transgender issue director by Negar Azarbaijani, will be shown in the section of the festival, which will be held from March 5 to 8.
“21 Days and Me” directed by Shirin Barqnavard about a woman’s freedom to decide whether she wants to be a mother at all is another entry to the section.
Director Mahvash Sheikholeslami’s “Where Do I Belong?” about the Persian women marrying Afghans, who have taken refuge in Iran from poverty and war in their country, will also be screened.
Among the entries to this section is also Roqiyeh Tavakoli’s “Saba”.
The film is about a young girl, named Saba, who is caring for her elder sister’s children after her unexpected death. Meanwhile, her heart is heavy with the burden of tradition that she might have to accept her brother-in-law’s proposal.
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