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Macedonia exposing Iranian ‘The Dark Room’

A festival of films from Iranian and Macedonian directors is screening ‘The Dark Room’ at the Cinematheque of Macedonia.

A festival of films from Iranian and Macedonian directors has been screening ‘The Dark Room’ at the Cinematheque of Macedonia in the North Macedonian capital of Skopje.

Directed by Rouhollah Hejazi, the social drama narrates the story of the young couple and their 5-year-old son, Amir.

It presents a new chapter of Farhad and Haleh’s life. The couple has recently moved to a new building.

Amir is lost in the desert just in front of the building, however, his parents find him soon.

But then, Amir tells his father someone has abused him and that makes Farhad very upset.

The troubled father is now desperately looking for a suspect who has harassed his little boy and Haleh criticizes Farhad for being incapable of finding the insulter.

Sareh Bayat, Saed Soheili, Amir-Reza Ranjbaran, Morvarid Kashian, Mohammad Emami, Reza Ahmadi and Jila Daee are among the movie cast.

‘The Dark Room’ has succeeded to garner Best Film award from the 5th Hanoi International Film Festival in Vietnam.

The film has gone on screen at a number of global events, including the 23rd International Film Festival of Kerala in India, the 11th Sofia MENAR Film Festival in Bulgaria, the 47th Belgrade International Film Festival in Serbia, the 11th Bengaluru International Film Festival in India, the 2019 Yari Iranian Film Festival in Sweden, the 7th Asian Film Festival Barcelona in Spain, the 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival in China, and the 2019 Persian Film Festival in Australia.

ifilm website has published a comprehensive exclusive report on ‘The Dark Room’. Click here to watch the report.

The North Macedonia Festival has been slated for February 17-23, 2020.

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