Directed by Mahyar Mandegar, Iran short title will be vying at the Generation section (14plus) of Berlinale.
Headed by Maryanne Redpath since 2008, Berlinale Generation section is a competitive program dedicated to young audiences with films focusing, in their narratives and cinematic languages, on young people.
The program of the 43rd Generation includes 59 competition entries, including 29 world premieres and eleven debut films from 34 countries and a share of female directors reaching 58%, according to the event's organizers.
'White Winged Horse' is about a man returning to his Iranian hometown, which was destroyed in the war 20 years ago. He is searching for his childhood sweetheart who had promised him eternal love – if he were to return as a white-winged horse. Past and present overlap in the poetic memory and imagination of the boy he once was.
Generation also includes an Iranian feature Iranian feature film ‘Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness’ by Masoud Bakhshi.
The 2020 Berlinale marks the 70th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival.
The festival will be held on February 20 - March 01, 2020.