Iranian movies in intl. film festivals: September
Art and Experience: Naghi Nemati’s ‘A Moment’ and ‘Survival’ by Masoud Hatami will represent Iran in Portuguese short film festival Planos.
‘A Moment,’ produced by Ardebil office of Iranian Young Cinema Society (IYCS), and ‘Survival,’ a product of Tehran’s office of IYCS will compete with short movies from Peru, France, India, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Russia, Canada, Portugal, Czech Republic, Australia, and the US in competitive section of the festival, which focuses on movies less than 30 minutes long.
Planos, international fiction short-film festival of Tomar – aims to spread and promote new short-films in the city of Tomar, through competition as well as guest films. The festival is organized by Tripé productions with the support of Tomar’s county, taking place September 16-17, 2016.
In a related story, ‘Born in 65 (1986)’ directed by Majid Tavakoli will have its premier in Toronto International Film Festival, October 14-16. ‘Born in 65’ had been nominated for Crystal Simorgh for Best Film and Best Direction awards in 34th FFF New Vision section. The film is produced by Documentary and Experimental Film Center (DEFC) and relates the love story in an urban setting. Notable among the cast is Ana Nemati, Maryam Sa’adat, and Hengameh Hamidzadeh.