News ID: 231714
Published: 0205 GMT September 23, 2018

Turkish festival host to Iranian films

Turkish festival host to Iranian films

Art & Culture Desk

‘The Skier’ and '21 Days Later' are representing Iran at the 6th Universal Kids Film Festival (UKFF) in Istanbul, Turkey.

Directed by Fereydoun Najafi, ‘The Skier’ criticizes social and cultural problems children are faced with, IRNA reported.

The feature, which won the Best Film Prize at the 30th Children's Film Festival in Isfahan, was nominated for the top prize at 2017 Asia-Pacific Film Festival.

Mohammadreza Kheradmandan’s melodrama '21 Days Later' revolves around a teenager’s life and a host of challenges he has to remove to realize his dreams.

The film grabbed the Special Jury Prize at the 4th Kinolub Film Festival in Poland.

The UKFF is dedicated to promote peace and stand up for children’s rights in the world.

The sixth edition of the festival started on September 20 and will end on Monday.


Resource: IRNA
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