Art and Experience: ’21 Days Later’, a feature film directed by Mohammad Reza Kheradmandan and produced by Soureh Cinema will compete in the 11th edition of Asia Pacific Screen Awards in Australia.
’21 Days Later’ is a melodrama which revolves around the life of a teenager named Morteza who is faced with many challenges on his way to realize his dreams.
According to Soureh Cinema’s public relations department, ’21 Days Later’ is to compete with other tiltes to win the award for Best Youth Feature Film. Asia Pacific Screen Awards takes place in Brisbane, Australia on November 23, 2017.
Meanwhile, Iranian animated piece ‘Release from Heaven’ by Ali Noori Oskouei has also been accepted into the screening program of the Australian film event. Set in a war-torn country, ‘Release from Heaven’ is the story of a female writer and teacher who has to accompany two of her students on a life changing journey.
In the previous edition of the APSA, ‘Starless Dream’ by Mehrdad Oskouei won Best Documentary Feature Film award, while the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Film in the Asia Pacific region was presented to Iranian producer Manoochehr Mohammadi.
Established in 2007 and headquartered in Brisbane, Australia, Asia Pacific Screen Awards, an international cultural program driven by Brisbane City Council through Brisbane Marketing is endorsed by UNESCO and FIAPF – International Federation of Film Producers Associations.
As stated by the website of this festival, APSA covers one-third of the Earth, the 70 countries and areas of the Asia Pacific stretch from Egypt in the west to the Cook Island in the east, from Russia in the north to New Zealand in the south. They are home to 4.5 billion people and produce half the world’s films.