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Iran’s ‘Banner’ vying at American Golden Picture IFF

The American Golden Picture Int’l Film Festival selects Iranian short ‘Banner’ for its 11th edition.

Iranian short title ‘Banner’ by Alireza Gholami has made it to the 11th edition of the American Golden Picture International Film Festival.

‘Banner’ is one of 30 films that have been selected to take part at the section “Quarantine Home-Made Films” of the May 2020 competition.

“Do we care about our loved ones in unusual circumstances or not??” a synopsis for the 10-minute film reads.

The American Golden Picture International Film Festival, a yearly event structured in monthly contests, is aimed to help independent filmmakers gain the credibility and publicity they truly deserve.

The winners of the May edition will be finalized by the judges on June 3.

The physical live screening of the festival happens “just once every year with an award ceremony in front of the audience”, the event’s website reads, adding that the best of the best among the monthly winners will participate in the annual competition.

The annual event of the American Golden Picture International Film Festival will take place online this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Streaming films will be accessible from July 1, 2020 through August 31.