‘Dressage’ to vie at Istanbul Intl. Crime And Punishment Filmfest.
Art and Experience: Iranian feature ‘Dressage’ directed by Pouya Badkoubeh will be screened at Istanbul International Crime And Punishment Film Festival.
Directed by Pouya Badkoubeh, ‘Dressage’ narrates the story of 16-year-old Golsa and her friends who decide to rob a corner shop out of boredom. But while evaluating the robbery, they are dismayed to realize that they forgot to take the security camera footage; so one of them must return to the crime scene and retrieve it; a task that falls on Golsa.
‘Dressage’ has won Golden Gazelle Award for Best Feature Film at the 7th Persian International Film Festival in Australia, Best First Film Award at the 36th edition of Fajr International Film Festival, and received a nomination for GWFF Best First Feature Award at the 68th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) in Germany.
The International Crime and Punishment Film Festival’ will be held between the dates of 09 – 15 November 2018 in Istanbul.
Festival aims to draw attention to the relationship between cinema and justice within an international organization and is considered to be unique as it will be held for the very first time in the world. During the Festival, approximately 150 films – amongst which are feature films, documentary and short films- will meet the audience.