'Box Man' finalist at Alwar filmfest. in India

TEHRAN, Dec. 01 (MNA) – Iranian short ‘Box Man’ written and directed by Manouchehr Teymourzadeh, has been selected as one of the finalists at the first edition of Alwar International Film Festival in India.

The film has been selected as one of the finalists of the short section of the 1st Alwar International Film Festival in India.

It will have its fourth international screening at the Indian film festival, slated for January 4 – 5, 2020.

Written and directed by Manouchehr Teymourzadeh, ‘Box Man’ narrates the story of a middle-aged reporter who is making a film about a teenager who lives inside a box and refuses to come out despite his mother’s pleas. Meanwhile, the reporter gets closer to the world of the teenager and becomes enraptured by his life inside a box. 

The Iranian short film had been nominated for best foreign film and best supporting actor award at Hollywood Dreams Film Festival in the US, and received nominations in three categories at the Action on Film MegaFest Festival in the US.

The film had also taken part at the 9th London Lift-Off Film Festival in the UK.

The city of Alwar, known as the tiger gate of Rajasthan in Western India, will present its first international film festival in January. The festival is dedicated to independent films and has live screenings.

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