Art and Experience: With its tenth international presence along the way, Iranian movie ‘Immortality’ has been scheduled to compete at Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival in the US.
After being awarded at Ischia International Film Festival (IFF) in Italy, the film heads to the US to mark its latest international presence.
Directed by Mehdi Fard-Qaderi, ‘Immortality’ depicts events happening on a train during a rainy night. The film chronicles six different families on different carriages of the train, with their individual stories gradually unfolding.
Fard-Qaderi’s film experienced its first international screening last year at Rome Film Festival in Italy.
Notable among the cast of the film are Anna Nemati, Manouchehr Alipour, Alireza Ostadi, Soudabeh Bayzai, Maral Farjad, Atabak Naderi and Sana Norouzbeigi.
The Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival is focused on the work of first and second time filmmakers. The event takes place in scenic Middlebury, Vermont in late August each year.
According to the festival’s official website, this year’s edition has received over 330 submissions from 30 countries.
The third edition of Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival will be held August 24-27, 2017 in Middlebury, Vermont, US.