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Tuesday November 6, 2018 14:34234

US filmfest to screen Iran short 'Lunch Time'

Iran short 'Lunch Time' is being screened at the 2018 Saint Cloud Film Festival in the US.

Iranian short 'Lunch Time' has been going on screen at the 2018 edition of the Saint Cloud Film Festival in the US.

Directed by Ali-Reza Qasemi, the film will go be screened on Thursday November 08 at the Saint Cloud State University's Miller Center Auditorium.

The 15-minute ‘Lunch Time’ is about a high school girl who has come to hospital to identify the body of her mother. The people in charge at the hospital would not let her into the morgue because of her young age.

Among the cast members of the flick are Khorshid Cheraqipour, Roya Bakhtiari, Amir Taqdiri, Peyman Naemi, Siavash Cheraqipour, Bahram Omrani, Pouria Akhavan, Mohammad Haddadi, Alireza Qasemi, Mehdi Yeganeh, and Arash Qasemi.

The short has been nominated for a Palme d’Or at the 70th edition of the Cannes Film Festival.

'Lunch Time' has had several international screenings, including at the HollyShorts Film Festival in the US which made the film qualified for submission to the Student Academy Awards.

The latest edition of the Saint Cloud Film Festival has been underway since November 3 and is set to wrap up on November 10, 2018.


Namza Shangra, India

This film must be really something with so many awards. Show this on TV.