“African Violet”, “Dressage” to go on screen in Cannes 

October 20, 2019

TEHRAN – “African Violet” and “Dressage” will be screened at Espace Miramar, a major performing arts theater in Cannes, France on October 24.

The screening session will take place in a program named “Zoom Sur Le Cinema Iranien” (Focus on Iranian Cinema), the Espace Miramar has announced. 

“African Violet” by Mona Zandi-Haghighi is about a woman who chooses to look after her former husband who is suffering from an illness.

“Dressage” by Puya Badkubeh is about Golsa and her friends who rob a corner shop. But while evaluating the booty, they are dismayed to realize that they forgot to take the security camera footage. 

Nasrin Mirshab of Dreamlab, the France-based international distributor of the two films, is expected to attend the screenings of the movies.

Photo: Fatemeh Motamed-Arya acts in a scene from “African Violets” by Mona Zandi-Haqiqi.

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