Following its participation in the short film competition section of Cannes Film Festival, Iranian short film 'Umbra', directed by Saeed Jafarian, is going on to the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) which is slated for September 6-16.
The BFI London Film Festival has set Laurel and Hardy biopic 'Stan & Ollie' as its closing night gala. The film, which stars Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly as the iconic comedy duo, will receive its world premiere October 21 at the festival's 62nd edition.
Iranian short animated piece 'Blows with the Wind', written and directed by Hazhir As'adi, won the second Short Animation award at the First International Children's Film Festival (ICFF) in Jaipur, India.
Iranian actress Fatemeh Motamed-Aria and Iranian-American cineaste Ramin Bohrani will serve on the panels of jury for the Horizons and First Films sections respectively at the 75th Venice International Film Festival which is slated for August 29-September 8.