|Isfahan festival to review films from Islamic countries||
TEHRAN – Seven short films and a feature produced in the Islamic countries have been selected to go on screen at the 28th Isfahan International Festival of Films for Children, which will be held during October, organizers announced on Monday.
The short films will be shown in a section entitled “Review of Films from Islamic Countries”. This section has been added to the festival this year.
Among the films is “Agri and the Mountain” by Hasan Serin from Turkey. It tells the story of a little girl in a small village at the foot of Mount Ararat.
Another highlight is “Baghdad Messi” by Sahim Omar Kalifa from Iraq. The story of the film is set in Iraq in 2009. Hamoudi, who is very passionate about football, loses one leg. Together with his friends and the rest of the world, he anxiously awaits the start of the Champions League final.
Other short films include “Chocolate Comedy” by Chairun Nissa and “The Raining Tree” by Andra Fembriarto from Indonesia, “Ishara” by Natalie Kreidieh from Lebanon and “Missing” by Tariq Rimawi from Jordan.
Moreover, “Giraffada” by Rani Massalha from Palestine, is the only feature-length movie, which will go on screen in this section.
The festival will be held in the central Iranian city of Isfahan from October 3 to 6.
Photo: A poster for Palestinian director Rani Massalha’s film “Giraffada”, which will be screened at the 28th Isfahan International Festival of Films for Children
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