Intl. festivals to screen films from Iran 

February 23, 2018

TEHRAN – Movies from Iranian filmmakers will be screened at two international festivals in Malaysia and Nepal in March.

Director Mostafa Taqizadeh’s debut film “Yellow” will compete in the Malaysia International Film Festival, the organizers have announced.

A question and answer panel has also been organized after a screening, which will be held on March 2. 

Taqizadeh has also been invited to present the Best New Director Award to a winner at the 2nd Malaysia Golden Global Awards, which will take place at Plenary Hall in the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre on March 3.

“Yellow” tells the story of a group of close friends who try to pay for a lifesaving liver transplant.

In addition, the Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival (NHRIFF) running from March 7 to 10 in Kathmandu will be screening a number of Iranian films.

“It Rains Slowly” by Saeid Nejati, “Compatriot” by Mahtab Soleimani, “Release from Heaven” by Ali Nuri Oskui and “Pink” by Mahbubeh Mohammadzaki are the Iranian entries.

Photo: A scene from director Mostafa Taqizadeh’s “Yellow”, which will be screened at the Malaysia International Film Festival

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