Toronto hosts CineIran Film Festival

TEHRAN, Nov. 30 (MNA) – The first edition of the CineIran Festival of Toronto (CIFT) launched on Friday in the Canadian city with the aim of bringing together the most acclaimed Iranian films of the year.

The film festival opened with the screening of I Am Diego Maradona by Bahram Tavakkoli while Death of Fish directed by Seyyed Ruhollah Hejazi was presented on the same day as well.

On Saturday five other films were screened including Night Shift by Niki Karimi, Confessions of My Dangerous Mind by Hooman Seyyedi, Ashkan, the Charmed Ring, and Other Stories by Shahram Mokri, Jameh Daran by Hamidreza Ghotbi and I Want to Be a King by Mehdi Ganji.

On Sunday, Taboo by Khosro Masumi, Soheila Golestani’s Two, Abbas Rafei’s Oblivion Season, Payman Haqqani’s 316, What’s the Time in Your World? by Safi Yazdanian were screened.

Noted Iranian actress Sareh Bayat and actor Hamed Behdad were present at the film festival and attended the panel of Oblivion Season.

Director Shahram Mokri also attended the three day festival which wrapped up on Sunday.

 

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