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3 Iranian films to vie at Silk Screen filmfest. in US

Published: August 20, 2017 


Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival held in Pennsylvania, US, will showcase three feature films by Iranian directors including ‘Kupal’, ‘Lantouri’, and ‘Inversion’.

‘Kupal’ directed by Kazem Mollaei, ‘Lantouri’ directed by Reza Dormishian, and ‘Inversion’ directed by Behnam Behzadi have been accepted into the main competition section of the 12th edition of Silk Screen Asian American Film Festival in Pennsylvania, US.

The 10-day Asian Film Festival will showcase over 25 feature-length films from 15 countries including from India, Japan, China, Turkey, Lebanon, South Korea, Iraq, Philippines, and Iran.

‘Kupal’ is the story of a hunter and taxidermist who accidentally traps himself in his basement. With little food and no water, Dr. Ahmad Kupal must survive using creative and desperate means.

‘Lantouri’ is a social drama about into contemporary Iranian struggles, which takes its name from a street gang in Tehran that robs and kidnaps people in broad daylight.

‘Inversion’ centers around a young, unmarried woman, Niloofar (played by Sahar Dolatshahi), who decides to take charge and find ways to better express herself in the smog-teeming metropolis of Tehran.

The 12th edition of Silk Screen will celebrate will be held on September 15-24, 2017, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. / Meher news /