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Iranian short ‘Malakout’ to go on screen in Denmark

Iran's ‘Malakout’ is to go on screen at the 2020 Tulipoff filmfest in Denmark.

Iranian short title ‘Malakout’ has been selected to go on screen at the 2020 edition of the Tulipoff International Film Festival in Denmark.

Directed by Farnoush Abedi, the 11-minute animation is about a piano player who tries to bring his wife back to life but the deal awakens the devil inside him.

“Music was his passion… Love was his masterpiece…,” a short synopsis for the animation reads.

‘Malakout’ has been screened at a number of global events, including the 12th Crystal Palace International Film Festival in the UK, the 35th Guadalajara International Film Festival in Mexico, the 3rd Saints and Sinners Film Festival in the US, the 7th Galactic Imaginarium Film Festival in Spain, and the 2020 Capital City Film Festival in the US.

The animation received an honorary diploma at the Silk Road International Film Festival in Ireland and the best animation award at the Black Country Horror Shorts Film Festival 2020 in the UK.

The Tulipoff provides a platform for sharing culture, ideas and emotions.

The event welcomes movies in two categories, including silent movies and the films that are centered on climate change.

This edition of the festival will take place on September 19-20, 2020.

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