Slemani Film Festival to screen Iran’s ‘No Date, No Signature’
Art and Experience: The 3rd edition of the Slemani International Film Festival in Iraqi Kurdistan region has set to screen Iranian feature ‘No Date, No Signature’.
The Iranian acclaimed movie has made it into the main competition program of the Slemani.
Directed by Vahid Jalilvand, the movie narrates the story of Kaveh Nariman, a doctor who works at the Iranian Legal Medicine Organization. He has to examine the corpse of someone that he used to know in the past.
‘No Date, No Signature’ was premiered at the 35th Fajr Film Festival and received three Crystal Simorgh awards for best director, best actor in a supporting role and best sound mixer.
The movie has so far taken part at a number of international events, including the 2018 Palm Springs Film Festival in the US and the 37th Istanbul International Film Festival in Turkey.
The flick scooped the Special Jury Award ‘Silver Alexander’, Best Director and Best Actor awards at the Venice Horizons section of the 74th Venice Film Festival in Italy and Audience Choice award at the 18th Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival in Spain.
Set to represent Iran at the Best Foreign Language Film section of the 91st Academy Awards, it also won the FIPRESCI Jury Award at the 58th Thessaloniki International Film Festival in Greece, as well as the Best Director award at the Andrei Tarkovsky International Film Festival “The Mirror” in Russia.
The best film award at the 2018 Brussels Film Festival in Belgium and five awards, including Best Film for Ali Jalilvand, Best Director for Vahid Jalilvand, Best Screenplay for Ali Zarnegar and Vahid Jalilvand, Best Supporting Actor for Navid Mohammadzadeh, and Best Supporting Actress for Zakieh Behbahani at the 2018 Iran Cinema Celebration are among the latest achievements by ‘No Date, No Signature’.
Jalilvand’s movie produced by his brother Ali, stars Hediyeh Tehrani, Amir Aqaee, Saeed Dakh, Alireza Ostadi and Navid Mohammadzadeh.
The jury members of the Slemani International Film Festival will present 14 “Golden Pine” awards to the participating movies in international and Kurdish sections of the festival.
The 3rd edition of the Slemani International Film Festival, slated for October 10-16, 2018, in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan, will screen 16 feature films in the main competition section titled World Cinema.