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Iranian doc ‘Asho’ to go on screen in Belgium

Iran’s doc ‘Asho’ is to go on screen at the 12th Millennium Festival in Belgium.

Iranian documentary ‘Asho’ has been selected to go on screen at the 12th edition of the Millennium Festival in Belgium.

Directed by Jafar Najafi, the 30-minute documentary narrates the story of a boy who herds a flock of sheep. The boy’s biggest dream is to become a Hollywood star.

The boy, Asho, is under the influence of the Hollywood films that his cousin brought him.

‘Asho’ has participated at several festivals and received many awards, including a special mention at the 62nd International Leipzig Festival in Germany and the Best Film Award of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam in the Netherlands.

The Millennium festival aims to showcase high-quality independent documentary films that focus on the relationship of man to the world.

The event selects the films that are linked to the major challenges of the 21st century.

This edition of the Millennium festival is scheduled for March 27- April 4.

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