Slemani Int'l Filmfest to be inaugurated by displaying "Sisters in Arms" film

Forth edition of Slemani International Film Festival in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan, will be inaugurated on today (Tuesday) by displaying the Sisters in Arms".

Iran (IMNA) - The 4th edition of Slemani International Film Festival with the theme of "Earth Cancer" is slated to be inaugurated on October 1 and will be continued until October 7, 2019. The cast of the film directed by Caroline Fourest, are Amira Casar, Dilan Gwyn, Camélia Jordana, Maya Sansa, Esther Garrel, Nanna Blondell, Korkmaz Arslan, Noush Skaugen, Mark Ryder and Youssef Douazou. 

For the first time the film was displayed in 69th Berlin Film Festival and would also hit the silver screen in Slemani International Film Festival for the first time.

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.

At least 134 films 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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