‘Maat’ to go on screen at JIFF
Art and Experience: Iran’s ‘Maat’ by Saba Kazemi will go on screen at Jordan International Film Festival (JIFF).
Experiencing its second international presence, Iranian feature movie will compete at Jordan event JIFF due on January 29.
Directed and produced by Saba Kazemi, Maat won the Special Jury Prize, known as Special Award Abbas Kiarostami, in its first international presence at the 40th International Sao Paulo Film Festival in Brazil.
Maat is a docu-fiction based on the plight of families from different towns, suffering financial problems due to the sanctions imposed by US and Europe against Iran.
In addition to being the first Iranian film winning the prestigious award of Abbas Kiarostami, Maat also received Audience Award at the festival held on October 20 to November 2.