News ID: 237006
Published: 0302 GMT January 07, 2019

Iranian 'One Kilogram of Fly Wings' takes off for Dhaka filmfest

Iranian 'One Kilogram of Fly Wings' takes off for Dhaka filmfest

Iranian short 'One Kilogram of Fly Wings' has been selected to compete in the 17th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) in Bangladesh, slated for January 10-18.

Directed by Reza Sobhani, the film examines Iranian problems and disadvantages of marriage conditions such as people who have been imprisoned for being unable to afford the payment to the bride in case of a divorce, reported.

Produced by Documentary and Experimental Film Center, 'One Kilogram of Fly Wings' depicts people who have been imprisoned for various reasons. They had undergone difficulties in marriage.

The Iranian documentary was also screened at the 46th Austria Festival of Nations, the 2018 International Festival of Ethnographic Film in Serbia, and the Fifth Hanoi International Film Festival in Vietnam.

Established in 1992, the DIFF is one of the most prestigious film events in Bangladesh, dedicated to introduce the mainstream global cinema to the local filmmakers as well as to promote healthy cine culture within Bangladesh.

The 17th DIFF, themed 'Better Film, Better Audience, Better Society', will feature some 170 films by filmmakers from about 60 countries.

Various competition sections will be held at this DIFF, highlighting a wide range of interests from Asian to international cinema, children's films, women filmmakers, short and independent films, and spiritual films.


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