Art and Experience: Mehran Kashani insisted that provoking curiosity is a starting point of forming a story.

According to the public relations office the 34th edition of Fajr International Film Festival, the second workshop of Talent Campus of 34th edition of Fajr International Film Festival was held today 20th April with Mehran Kashani who is a screenplay writer.

In the beginning of the workshop, Mehran Kashani, considering the general meaning of story, said, “ very first question that a screenplay writer has to answer is that why he has to narrate a story? Why do we have to present a concept in a form of a story, while it could be defined in philosophical or sociological predicate?”

He continued, “while pointing out this point that observing a fracture in an everyday life can be a trigger for every writer to begin his story: curiosity is the fundamental and most important element to each story. Literature and cinema could form a certain amount of time of every person’s daytime, as if sometimes a person prefers to sit and watch a movie instead of carrying out every day’s routine stuff, if a writer can understand that, it might help him to get some new ideas to write, because a story bone from suspicion and uncertainty.”

The 34th edition of Fajr International Film Festival is being held from April 20th to April 25th, 2016 in Charsou Cineplex, under the supervision of the well-known Iranian filmmaker, Mr. Reza Mirkarimi, who is also the Managing Director of Khaneh Cinema.