‘Breath’ goes to Arab Film Festival in Tübingen

TEHRAN, Sep. 18 (MNA) – Iran-Iraq war drama 'Breath,' directed by Narges Abyar, has been accepted into the screening program of 13th Arab Film Festival in Tübingen, Germany.

Adapted by director Narges Abyar from her own novel, ‘Breath’ delves into a child's fantasy world and moments from her life which has been thrown into turmoil against the backdrop of a war Iraq wages against Iran in 1980.

Narges Abyar has won two Best Direction awards for ‘Breath’ at 12th Vancouver International Women In Film Festival in Canada and 2016 Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival.

Organized by the Union of Arab Students and Academics in Tübingen, Arab Film Festival is an important forum for new Arab films in German speaking countries since 2005, screening films from and about the Arab world.

Its section “SHUBBAK - Window to Islamic World” also screens films from other Islamic countries like Iran, Afghanistan or Turkey.

Overall, the festival screens over 80 films, with a competition section (Audience Award), Panorama of Arab film, Retrospective and Special Screenings.

The 13th edition of Arab Film Festival in Tübingen will take place from 6 to 14 October 2017 in the German city of Tübingen. 

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