Written and directed by Mahmoud Nazeri and co-produced by Erfan Qasempour, the title will attend the 68th edition of the American screening event.
‘Fourteenth Day’ tells the story of a woman, Elaheh Sabouri, who is working in the remote Iranian city of Asaluyeh.
Because of a change in her working conditions she has to choose between her family and working in the harsh and industrial area.
The flick’s cast list includes Maral Farjad, Shahram Abdoli, Mehdi Sabaee, Shaqayeq Norouzi, Saeed Dakh, Jalil Farjad, and Bahar Saberi.
The movie has so far taken part in a number of international film festivals where it succeeded to grab the best feature film award at the 2nd Queen Palm Int’l Film Festival (QPIFF) in the US, best narrative feature award at the 2019 Glorious Movie Awards as well as Best Indie Film award from the 2020 Italian Film Days in Cyprus.
Iranian short flick ‘Limit’ by Javad Daraei as well as ‘Untimely’ by Pouya Eshtehardi are other Iranian lineup picked for competition program of the Columbus filmfest.
As the oldest film festival in the United States, the Columbus International Film & Animation Festival promotes and celebrates independent filmmakers from around the globe.
With the approval of the US Department of Health and Human Services, the festival will be held on April 15-19, 2020 in the state of Ohio.