India to watch Iranian short film ‘Like a Good Kid’
Art and Experience: Iranian short ‘Like a Good Kid’ has been selected to go on screen at the 11th edition of the International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala (IDSFFK) in India.
Directed by Arian Vazir-Daftari, the 20-minute flick narrates the story of Sarah, a 22-year-old babysitter who looks after Matin, a five-year-old.
One day, Matin tells Sarah a story which makes her decide to steal from the house.
‘Like a Good Kid’ has so far experienced a number of international film events, including Cinéfondation section of Festival de Cannes in France and the Huesca International Film Festival in Spain.
Although, it is Arian Vazidaftari’s only sixth work as a director, he has been able to make a name for himself with his previous work ‘Not Yet’.
‘Like a Good Kid’ cast includes Shadi Karam-Roudi, Negar Abedi and Yazdan Kokabi-Saba.
The IDSFFK, a unique venture in India is being organized by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy for the Dept of Cultural Affairs, Govt of Kerala as part of its endeavor to catalyze a vibrant documentary and short film movement.
The festival, trying to bring together film professionals and audiences to participate in an event that spurs discussion, thought and reflection, aims to map and reflect the exploding nature of the medium in its many facets of creativity and resistance.
The 11th IDSFFK is slated for July 20-24, 2018, in the Indian state of Kerala.