Farnush Samadi on jury of Austrian festival

October 14, 2018 - 18:31

TEHRAN – Farnush Samadi, director of the acclaimed Iranian short “Gaze”, has been selected as a member of the jury at the Linz International Short Film Festival, which is currently underway in the Austrian city.

Romanian director Sorin Dorian Dragoi and Italian animator Lucia Bulgheroni are the other members of the jury.

Samadi’s fellow film editor, Hayedeh Safiyari, who is also a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, is scheduled to hold a master class at the festival today.

A number of Iranian movies such as “Animal” by Bahram and Bahman Ark, “Are You Volleyball?!” by Mohammad Bakhshi and “Birthday Night” by Omid Shams are also competing in the festival, which will come to an end tomorrow.  

Photo: Iranian director Farnush Samadi.

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