Dhaka filmfest to screen Iranian feature ‘Hattrick’
Art and Experience: Iranian feature ‘Hattrick’ has been set to go on screen at the 17th edition of the Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) in Bangladesh.
The 84-minute feature will hit the silver screen at the Cinema of the World section of the event on January 16, 2019.
Directed by Ramtin Lavvafi, ‘Hattrick’ won two awards for best script and best actress at the 36th Fajr International Film Festival.
It once limitedly went on screen in China during the 21st Shanghai International Film Festival. Then the film has been translated and dubbed into Chinese language and had a successful screening season across China.
The 16th Chennai International Film Festival in India also screened the movie in December 2018.
“A dull quote says people do not change overnight as we fail to look at them every so often,” a brief synopsis of the film reads.
Notable among the movie’s cast are Amir Jadidi, Parinaz Izadyar, Mahour Alvand and Saber Abar.
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”, is featuring some 170 films by filmmakers from about 60 countries around the world.
Various competition sections are being 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.
The 17th DIFF has been slated for January 10-18, 2019, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.