“Kupal” named best foreign film at Weyauwega festival 

November 15, 2017

TEHRAN – Iranian director Kazem Mollai’s drama “Kupal” was selected as best foreign-language film at the Weyauwega International Film Festival, the organizers of the American event announced last week.

Starring Levon Haftvan, the film tells the story of a hunter and a taxidermist called “Dr. Ahmad Kupal”. On the last day of the year, just moments before the arrival of the New Year, he faces an unexpected challenge.

The best documentary feature award was given to “Cinema Travelers” directed by Shirley Abraham and Amit Madheshiya from India, and “So We Bowl” by Max Hauser from the U.S. was picked as best narrative short.

The festival was held from November 8 to 11.

Photo: Levon Haftvan acts in a scene from “Kupal”.

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