Mir-Abbas Khosravinejad’s acclaimed short will be in competition at the seventh edition of the Armenian film event set to be held in the city of Yerevan.
‘Azadeh’ narrates the story of a little girl who wants to meet up with her father for one last time, but her mother and brother will not let it happen.
Amir-Hossein Beiranvand, Mahdieh Ahmadi-Rad, Masoumeh Korkizad and Alireza Bahravand are the cast members of the flick.
The 10-minute short has been already screened at some film events, including the Trenton Film Festival in the US, the Riga Int’l Short Film Festival 2ANNAS in Latvia, the Iranian Short Film Month in Turkey and the Dhaka Int’l Film Festival in Bangladesh.
According to the official website of the Fresco International Film Festival, it “Contains competitive and non- competitive programs. Fiction and documentary, full-length and short-length films and video materials of different formats, in which wars, violence, national, religious and any other types of discrimination, ecological disasters of human origin are denounced, and where peace, tolerance, humanism and global values are advocated”.
This year’s edition of the fest is slated for August 23-30, 2020.