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British festival nominates Iranian ‘Dance with Me’

Iranian film ‘Dance with Me’ is nominated at the 2020 Wales Int’l filmfest in the UK.

Iranian feature ‘Dance with Me’ has been nominated for the Best Feature Film award at the 4th edition of the Wales International Film Festival (WalesIFF) in the UK.

Directed by Soroush Sehhat, ‘Dance with Me’, which was premiered at the 37th Fajr film Festival in Iran, recounts the story of a man’s last birthday.

But they frequently get involved with different struggles from their past and present.

“Jahangir’s friends have gathered together to celebrate his birthday for one last time. The situation prompts them to reflect upon themselves and their lives”, reads a brief synopsis of the film.

Ali Mossafa, Javad Ezzati, Hanieh Tavassoli, Pejman Jamshidi, Siavash Cheraghipour and Mehrab Qasemkhani are among the cast members of the film.

‘Dance with Me’ has taken part at the Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in Estonia, the Iranian Film Festival Zurich in Switzerland, and the Asia-Pacific Film Festival in China where it won the Special Jury Award.

Due to the COVID19 restrictions, the 4th edition of the WalesIFF was held virtually and the nominations were announced on August 28.

The winners will be announced on September 17 and a mini celebration will be held in 2021 for the winners.

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