Art and Experience: The feature film ‘Yalda, A Night for Forgiveness’ by Iranian director Masoud Bakhshi, will be screened in the US and Europe in September.
‘Yalda, A Night for Forgiveness’ depicts the future of a young woman facing retributive justice play out live on the country’s most popular reality show.
The film is a joint production of Iran, France, Germany, Switzerland, Luxembourg, and Lebanon.
The independent film company ‘Moment’ won Yalda’s distribution rights in the United States.
The film has won a top prize at the Sundance Film Festival in the US. The festival’s World Cinema dramatic section gave its grand jury award to ‘Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness’, a drama by Iranian filmmaker Masoud Bakhshi.