The film directed by Masoud Bakhshi the film will be reviewed at this week’s edition of Cinema ifilm.
‘Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness’, a captivating drama co-produced with Luxembourg's Amour Fou and awarded in Sundance Film Festival, follows a young Iranian woman sentenced to death and seeking to obtain forgiveness from her accusers via a popular reality TV show.
‘Yalda’ starrs Behnaz Jafari and Faqiheh Soltani among others.
The 2019 production has been already honored with the Grand Jury Award at the 2020 International Dramatic Film at Sundance Film Festival in the US.
So far, Bakhshi’s 89-min ‘Yalda’ has gone on screen at the 15th Panorama of Maghreb and Middle Eastern Cinemas in France, the 55th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (KVIFF) in the Czech Republic, the 3rd PyeongChang International Peace Film Festival (PIPFF) in South Korea, the 6th Iranian Film Festival of Zurich in Switzerland, the 2020 Mediterranean Film Festival Split in Croatia as well as the Sofia International Film Festival (SIFF) in Bulgaria.