Kazan festival to screen 8 movies from Iran

September 5, 2018

TEHRAN – Eight movies from Iranian filmmakers have been selected to be screened in various sections of the 14th Kazan International Festival of Muslim Cinema, which opened on Tuesday.

“Golnesa” by Sattar Chamanigol is competing in the official section of the event, which will run until September 11.

“Saad’s Olive Tree” by Ahmad Zayeri will go on screen in the short film competition while “Sons of Sindbad” by Reza Haeri will compete in the full-length documentary films section.

A number of the films have also been picked for the out of competition programs.

The Screen Test or Youth Cinema will screen “Pine” Mohammad Hormozi and “Starless Dreams” by Mehrdad Oskui is an entry to the Dialogue of Cultures section.

“The Chocolate” by Mehdi Heidari will be screened in the Childhood Cinema World category.

“Mahin’s Issue, Maliheh’s Problem” by Hossein Tabriz and “Arpachai, a Song of Separation”, a co-production between Iran and Azerbaijan directed by Ali Abdali, will go on screen in the Russia – Islamic World and Persian Carpet Items section.


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