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IIDCYA’s ‘Bald Pigeon Fancier’ flying online

Iran’s IIDCYA is screening ‘Bald Pigeon Fancier’ on its portal.

The Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA) has started screening ‘Bald Pigeon Fancier’ on its portal from Monday.

Directed by Sadeq Javadi in 2011, the much-admired animation is based on a story of the same title written by Iranian writer Samad Behrangi in 1966.

The story that criticizes the widening gap between the rich and the poor in Iran of the 1960’s is about a relationship between a princess and a poor bald man who lives with his old mother, a goat and several pigeons.

The film was named best animation at the 8th Tehran International Animation Festival which was organized by the IIDCYA in 2010.

The movie will available on the IIDCYA portal for 24 hours.

The film is screened in line with a program started by the IIDCYA in early March to entertain children during home quarantine due to the new coronavirus outbreak around the globe.