Iran's "Qasr-e Shirin" film to be displayed in Slemani International Film Festival

'Qasr-e Shirin' (Castle of Dreams) film directed by Reza Mirkarimi will be displayed in the 4th edition of Slemani International Film Festival in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan on October 1-7, 2019.

Iran (IMNA) - The film which will hit the silver screen in Salem Cinema Hall, would compete with several other movies from France, South Korea, China, Spain, Luxemburg, Turkey, Germany, The Netherlands, Greece, Syria, Albania, Poland, Belgium and Palestine in World Cinema Section of the festival.

‘Qasr-e Shirin’ has managed to win three awards at the Shanghai International Film Festival and the Best Actor Award of the event went to the movie’s star Hamed Behdad, and Mirkarimi won the Best Director and the Golden Goblet prize for the film.

The film has also won two awards at the Batumi International Art-House Film Festival in Georgia and was selected as the best film according to critics in West and East Eurasian Film Festival (Orenburg, Russia). At present, the film is attending in Vancouver Film Festival in Canada.

The 4th edition of Slemani International Film Festival with theme of "Earth Cancer" is slated to be held in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan on October 1-7, 2019. Presided by Fuad Jalal, the festival is organized by Masti Film Company and Mullah Bakhtiar the official in charge of supporting the festival, Fuad Jalal, Festival Manger and head of Masti Film Company, Danar Omar Fares, Artistic Director Festival, Lina Raza, Program Director of the Festival and a number of prominent artists.

The 134 films directors from 78 countries, especially the production of 2018 and 2019, in two sections including the World Cinema Competition (International); comprising feature and short films; documentary, animated and experimental, and the Kurdish Cinema (national) comprising feature and short works; documentary, animation and experimental will attend this international cinematic event.

The jury members of the festival will present 14 “Golden Pine” and a cash prize to the best feature best international film, best director, best screenplay, best movie, best movie that are participating in the international and Kurdish sections of the festival.

In the competition section of the short films "World Cinema" and "Kurdish Cinema", the best national film, best directing, best script, best documentary, audiences award, best national short film and special jury award to winners as well as four special awards including Shekomeh Mandi, Ahmet Kaya, Shahid Parcham and Taha Karimi by the Masti film Company will be awarded.

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