Art and Experience: Three Iranian films will be competing in the 27th Stockholm International Film Festival running from November 9 to 20, 2016.

Reza Dormishian’s “Lanturi”, Mani Haqiqi’s “A Dragon Arrives” and Parviz Shahbazi’s “Malaria” are the Iranian films that will be competing in the main competition section, the organizers have announced on the website.

“Lanturi” is about a lower class young man who falls in love with a beautiful, upper class young woman. But after the woman refuses to marry the man, he pours acid over her in a vicious act of revenge. Navid Mohammadzadeh, Baran Kowsari and Maryam Palizban star in the film.

“A Dragon Arrives!” starring Homayun Ghanizadeh is about three adventurous young men whose fates are endangered by their unauthorized investigations into a seismological phenomenon in an ancient graveyard on a mysterious island.

Starring Saghar Qana’at and Saed Soheili, the film “Malaria” tells the story of a young woman who elopes with her boyfriend to spend her time in the company of a band of street musicians in Tehran.