The 3rd edition of the Slemani International Film Festival in Iraqi Kurdistan region has set to screen Iranian-Indian feature ‘Beyond the Clouds’.
Directed by Iranian acclaimed filmmaker Majid Majidi, the movie has made it into the main competition section of ‘World Cinema’ at the Slemani.
‘Beyond the Clouds’, which was filmed in India in 2017, revolves around the life of a young boy, Amir, and his sister, Tara, in Mumbai.
When on the run from the cops, Amir finds his estranged sister, who, in a bid to protect her brother, lands in jail. Their entire lives are clouded by despair when, unexpectedly, the light shines on them from beyond the clouds.
The film has gone on screen at a number national and international cinematic events, including the 36th Fajr International Film Festival in Iran.
The jury members of the Slemani International Film Festival will present 14 “Golden Pine” awards to the participating movies in international and Kurdish sections of the festival.
The 3rd edition of the Slemani International Film Festival, slated for October 10-16, 2018, in Sulaymaniyah, Iraqi Kurdistan, will screen 16 feature films in the main competition section titled World Cinema.