News ID: 252660
Published: 0254 GMT May 11, 2019

Two Iranian films selected for British festival

Two Iranian films selected for British festival

One short film and one documentary by ‘Hamid Haqjoo,’ Iranian filmmaker from Bushehr, were selected for the Calcutta International Cult Film Festival, Lift Off Sessions in London.

“Hamid Haqjoo’s short film, ‘AFI Viper,’ and the short documentary, ‘Desert and the Sea,’ will also be featured at the closing ceremony of this festival,” the head of Iranian Youth Cinema Society in Bushehr Province, Abdolrahman Barzegar, said on Saturday, IRNA reported.

“The worldwide network of Lift-Off Sessions Film Festivals is held in various cities of the world, such as London, Sydney, Manchester, Melbourne, Amsterdam, Berlin, Toronto, Tokyo, Paris and New York,” he added.

In one more news, Iranian short documentary, ‘Reckless,’ by Alireza Dehqan, has been accepted in the screening program of the 5th International Nature Film Festival Gödöllő in Hungary.

‘Reckless’ is a black and white social documentary about the impact of the water crisis in some provinces of Iran on the people’s lives.



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