US filmfest to screen Iran short ‘Lunch Time’
Art and Experience: Iran feature ‘Cold Sweat’ has been screened as the opening film of 2018 Cinema and Human Rights Festival in France.
Directed by Soheil Beiraghi, the film focuses on women’s rights. It shows a women’s futsal team while one of the team members who is travel banned has to deal with a challenge at the airport.
The film bagged several nominations and awards at the 36th Fajr Film Festival including a Crystal Simorgh for the Best Actor in a Leading Role which went to Amir Jadidi and another Crystal Simorgh for the Best Actress in a Supporting Role to Sahar Dolatshahi.
‘Cold Sweat’ is also currently on the screens of the 29th edition of Stockholm International Film Festival in Sweden.
The 9th edition of Cinema and Human Rights Festival started on November 07 and is set to wrap up on November 13.