‘Kupal’ goes to Anchorage Filmfest. in Alaska
Art and Experience: Iranian feature ‘Kupal’ directed by Kazem Mollaie has made it into the screening program of 18th Anchorage International Film Festival in Alaska.
‘Kupal’ narrates the story of a hunter and taxidermist who goes through an unfortunate incident by trapping himself in his basement with little food and no water, having to survive by using creative and desperate means. The storyline of Kupal and the tagline is, ‘you can’t be alone in this world!’
The movie is part of the screening program of 18th edition of Anchorage International Film Festival, underway in Alaska’s largest city from Nov. 30 to Dec. 9.
The Anchorage International Film Festival, founded in 2001, is committed to independent filmmaking. AIFF’s mission, according to the event’s website, is to bring “filmmakers from all parts of the country and world to Alaska…to connect with people they might not otherwise meet, and engage audiences in workshops, screenings, and plenty of celebratory parties.”
‘Kupal’ has recently won the Special Jury Prize at the 7th edition of Cebu International Film Festival in the Philippines, and the best cinematography award at 4th BangkokThai International Film Festival (BANGIFF).