|“Iranian Ninja” to compete in Hot Docs||
TEHRAN -- The Iranian documentary “Iranian Ninja” will compete at the 21st Hot Docs festival, which will be held in Toronto, Canada from April 24 to May 4.
Directed by Marjan Riahi, the documentary chronicles the struggles of Khatereh Jalilzadeh in Tehran who teaches young girls how to twirl nunchucks and launch dropkicks.
On the slate of this year’s festival are 197 titles from 43 countries in 12 screening programs.
The organizers plan to hold a retrospective of the Canadian filmmaker John Zaritsky at this year’s festival.
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