Art and Experience: A lineup of movies by Iranian filmmakers are being screened at the 21st Flying Broom International Women’s Film Festival underway in the Turkish capital Ankara.
“Mother of the Earth” by Mahnaz Afzali and “Poets of Life” by Shirin Barqnavard, two films from “Karestan”, a documentary series on Iranian entrepreneurs, are seen in the screening program.
“Karestan” depicts the successful lives of Iranian entrepreneurs and gives a new definition of careers in Iran. Each part has been directed by a different filmmaker under the supervision of the filmmakers Rakhshan Bani-Etemad and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb.
“Israfil” by Ida Panahandeh, “Mothering” by Roqieh Tavakkoli and “Tahameh” by Nayyer Sadeq Qayebolaghi are other Iranian movies on screen at the festival.
In addition, Bani-Etemad is the special guest of the festival and is scheduled to hold a master class on May 16 at Baskent University in Ankara, while her “The Blue Veiled” will be reviewed.