“Silence” to compete in Portland Deaf Film Festival

September 17, 2018 - 19:17

TEHRAN – “Silence” by Iranian director Maryam Pirband will be competing in the Portland Deaf Film Festival in the U.S., the organizers have announced.

The film is about a young mother who has a difficult job. She cleans the outside of tall buildings when she is supported by ropes. One day something strange happens to her, and she saves a human life.

The organizers of the one-day festival that will be held on October 6 have said that their “mission is to create a space in which the deaf community’s talents are showcased and embraced through visual media.”

Photo: A scene from “Silence” by director Maryam Pirband

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