Mohsen Amir-Yusefi on Dhaka film festival jury
Art and Experience: Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Amir-Yusefi has been selected for the jury of the 16th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF), which will be held in the Bangladeshi capital from January 12 to 20.
He will be on the Asian Film Competition panel with Indian filmmaker Girish Kasaravalli, Norwegian film distributor Age Hoffart and American entertainment publicist Gary Springer.
Amir-Yusefi’s debut film “Bitter Dream” won the Golden Camera Award at Cannes in 2004.
The Dhaka festival screen a lineup of 30 Iranian movies in various sections.
Among the films are “Asphyxia” by Fereidun Jeirani, “Searing Summer” by Ebrahim Irajzad, “Kupal” by Kazem Mollai, “Subdued” by Hamid Nematollah and “Untaken Paths” by Tahmineh Milani.
Also included are “Israfil” by Ida Panahandeh, “The Villa Tenants” by Monir Qeidi, “The End of Dreams” by Mohammad-Ali Talebi, “A157” by Behruz Nuranipur and “White Bridge” by Ali Qavitan.