Kupal goes to Colombia's Botoga Filmfest.

TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – ‘Kupal’, a feature film directed by Kazem Mollaie, will be screened as the only Asian representative in the 34th edition of Bogota International Film Festival in Colombia.

Bogota International Film Festival is one of the most renowned competitive festivals in South America, launched in 1984 and held every October in Bogota, the Capital of Colombia.

'Kupal' is Kazem Mollaie’s debut feature which will compete in the competitive category of international films with 12 other films from Canada, Italy, Brazil, Spain, Argentina, France, Mexico and Cuba.

'Kupal' narrates the story of a hunter and taxidermist who goes through an unfortunate incident by trapping himself in his basement with little food and no water, having to survive by using creative and desperate means. The storyline of ‘Kupal’ and the tagline is, "you can’t be alone in this world!"

Mollaie, who is both the director and the script writer of ‘Kupal’, has previously produced several successful short films and presented them to national and international film festivals. They include Please ‘Stay Away from the Red’ ‘Line, Minus and Delete’.   

This festival has screened valuable films in the international category and so far has awarded 195 films with Golden, Silver and Bronze Pre-Columbian Circle and 23 films with Honorary Diploma.

Bogota International Film Festival is officially recognized by International Federation of Film Producers Association which gives Bogota festival a valid position among international festivals.

The 34th edition of the event is currently underway from 15-23 September, 2017. 'Kupal' will be screened on Sunday. 


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