The 2018 edition of the All Lights India International Film Festival (ALIIFF) has been screening 12 titles from Iran.
The Indian event pays tribute to the late-great Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami by screening his films ‘Taste of Cherry’, ‘The Wind Will Carry Us’ and ‘Certified Copy’.
It was opened with screening of Vahid Jalilvand’s acclaimed drama ‘No Date, No Signature’.
‘Amir’ by Nima Eqlima is competing in the international section of the festival and ‘Kupal’ by Kazem Mollaei has gone on screen at the Debut Filmmakers Competition section.
Iranian representatives at the children’s film competition section of the event have been ‘Pale White’ by Gholamreza Jafari and ‘Blows with the Wind’ by Hazhir Asadi.
In addition a special section dedicated to Iranian cinema has been reviewing ‘Forbidden’ by Hassan Yektapanah, ‘Lollipop’ by Hossein Farahbakhsh, ‘Privacy’ by Ahmad Moazzami and ‘Time to Love’ by Alireza Raeisian.
Iranian actor Amir Aqaee, film director and producer Hassan Nazer, and actress Rana Azadivar are judging at different jury panels of the 2018 ALIIFF.
The 2018 edition of the ALIIFF has been slated for December 1-4 in Hyderabad, India.