Iran introduces ‘Lady Quds of Iran’ to APSA
Art and Experience: The 12th edition of the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) in Australia has scheduled to screen Iranian documentary ‘Lady Quds of Iran’.
The doc ‘Lady Quds of Iran’ directed by Mostafa Razzaq-Karimi, bears the honorific of Imam Khomeini’s wife ‘Quds of Iran’ as part of the title.
‘Lady Quds of Iran’ is produced by Iran Documentary & Experimental Film Center among other sponsors.
Razzaq-Karimi told local media Saturday that “Khadijeh Saqafi lived with Imam for more than 60 years and the film is about her life since birth.”
Set to go on screen at the 2018 edition of the Asiatica Film Festival in Italy, the documentary was premiered at the 2017 edition of the Cinema Verite, Iran’s major international festival of documentary cinema.
It was named best documentary in the national competition of the 11th Cinema Verite in December 2017.
The APSA is an international cultural initiative of the Brisbane City Council, Australia, to honor and promote the films, actors, directors, and cultures of the Asia-Pacific region to a global audience.
It is aimed to realize the objectives of UNESCO to promote and preserve the respective cultures through the influential medium of film.
Iranian actor Navid Mohammadzadeh received the special mention award at the 11th edition of the APSA, which was held in the Australian city of Brisbane on Thursday, November 23, for his performance in Vahid Jalilvand’s ‘No Date, No Signature’.