Resistance festival to screen films in Beirut

November 16, 2018 - 18:19

TEHRAN – The 15th International Resistance Film Festival (IRFF) plans to screen movies in Beirut in a 4-day program titled “Resistance Film Week”, the organizers announced on Friday.

The program has been arranged based on an agreement signed between the Al-Risalat Institute located in the Lebanese capital and the festival.

“The Emperor of Hell”, Parviz Sheikhtadi’s film on the Arab muftis’ role in the rise of the extremism of ISIS, is a highlight of the program.

Acclaimed movies such as “The Lost Strait” by Bahram Tavakkoli, “The Midday Event” by Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian and “The Underwater Cypress” by Mohammad-Ali Bashe-Ahangar, will be screened during the program, which will open on December 3.

Members of the films’ crows will attend the review sessions, which will be organized on the sidelines of the program.

The Resistance festival is scheduled to take place in Tehran from November 26 to December 1. 

Photo: This combination photo shows stills from Iranian movies “The Emperor of Hell”, “The Lost Strait”, “The Midday Event”, and “The Underwater Cypress”.