Two American film festivals to host Iranian “Aparat”
Art and Experience:
The Iranian short film ‘Aparat’ by Hassan Najmabadi made it into the KIDS FIRST! Film Festival and Arlington Int’l Film Festival in the US.
KIDS FIRST! Film Festival is known for its showcase of extraordinary films made by and for children, ages 2 to 22.
The 30th edition of this festival will be held on October 25-31 in New Mexico, USA.
Arlington International Film Festival (AIFF) is an award-winning organization with its mission being to foster an appreciation for different cultures by exploring the lives of people around the globe through independent film.
The 11th Arlington Festival will be held from November 4 to 14 in Massachusetts, USA.
‘Aparat’ tells the story of six teenage boys who decide to work in the village cages so as to earn the money they need to rent an 8 mm camera from a wanderer.
Mehdi Gholizadeh, Ebrahim Najmabadi, Emad Mohebbi, Abolfazl Najmabadi, Amir Najmabadi, Amir Mohammad Najmabadi, Mohammad Reza Najmabadi, Zari Najmabadi, and Mehdi Rezaei are among the cast members of this short film.