Canadian Film Festival Screens “Yahya Didn’t Keep Quiet”
Art and Experience: Iranian movie “Yahya Didn’t Keep Quiet” went on screen at Canadian film festival, Chicago International Film Festival 2016, on March 11.
Directed by Kaveh Ebrahimpour, Yahya Didn’t Keep Quiet recounts the story of a seven-year-old Yahya being looked after by his aunt while his dad is away. A strange aunt with a life full of secrets and a controversial reputation. As Yahya adapts to this new, mysterious world he also sets out to seek the meaning of life, an adventure that will cost him big.
Fatemeh Motamed Aria, Mahan Nasiri, Neda Jabraeili, Touraj Mansouri, Rabe’eh Oskouei, Alireza Mohammadi, Maryam Shirazi and Saleh Mirza Aghaei are among the cast.
Recognized as the first international film festival in North American, the Chicago International Film Festival is a pioneer in focusing on international films. Due to the focus, the Chicago International Film Festival is even better known around the world than it is in the United States.