The screening program of the 2019 Reading Film Festival in the United States has set to screen Iranian applauded short film ‘Are You Volleyball?!’.
Directed by Mohammad Bakhshi, the short film will vie at the ‘Immigration & Refugees Block’ section of the festival.
‘Are You Volleyball?!' features a group of Arabic-speaking asylum seekers who try to make their way to the border in an English speaking country.
They get into a conflict with border guards every day up until a deaf-mute child becomes a catalyst for better communication between the two sides.
Being a recipient of various accolades, Are You Volleyball?!’ has attended several global events so far. Click here for the full list of the awards bagged by the flick.
The Reading Film Fest is scheduled to be held on October 31 – November 9, 2019.