‘Retouch’ to vie at Valladolid Felmfest.
Art and Experience: Iranian short ‘Retouch’ directed by Kave Mazaheri will be screened in Spain’s 62nd Valladolid International Film Festival, as well as other eleven international festivals.
‘Retouch’ is slated to vie at different festivals in China, London, Germany, Chicago and Philadelphia of USA, Adelaide of Australia, Tacoma Film Festival, Hamptons Film Festival, Tallgrass Film Festival and Italy’s Sedicicorto Film Festival.
Valladolid International Film Festival also known as Seminci is one of the most well-known festivals in the world, taking place annually in Valldolid, Spain. The 62nd edition of the event will be held from Oct. 21-28, 2017. It is one of the oldest and most consolidated festivals in the whole of Europe. It was launched on 20 March 1956 and mainly focused on religious films. But as of 1973, the festival took a turning point to host all ranges of films.
Produced by the Iranian Young Cinema Society, ‘Retouch’ is about a young woman whose husband dies before her eyes while she cannot do anything but to witness this tragic scene.
It also has received awards from renowned festivals, including Tribeca, Krakow and Palm Springs, and has been qualified as a nominee for the Academy Awards. So far, this short film has been showcased in more than ten festivals approved by the Academy.Golden Spike Award and Silver Spike Award are the major awards of the festival with cash awards of 60000 and 20000 euros respectively.