The short title, written and directed by Hamed Shayesteh, is named among the June official selections of the FLICKFAIR.
The 20-minute film is being screened at the festival’s “Series/Episodic” section.
According to the Iranian Youth Cinema Society, the film’s participation at the FLICKFAIR marks its 16th international appearance.
‘Playing with Pain’ narrates the story of a war-stricken girl named Kajal who decides to conduct experiments on a Daesh terrorist.
The FLICKFAIR is “a private online streaming platform available to the global film fan community”, an online submission platform reads.
It is a monthly online film festival, “every month our private online streaming platform is updated with new selections and award winners”.