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Kaohsiung Film Festival to screen Iran’s ‘The Visit’

The 2020 Kaohsiung Film Festival in Taiwan is to screen Iran’s ‘The Visit’.

The 2020 edition of the Kaohsiung Film Festival (KFF) in Taiwan is set to screen Iranian short ‘The Visit’.

Directed by Azadeh Mousavi, the 14-minute film is about Elaheh who is allowed to visit her husband, a prisoner, after six months.

She and her little daughter, Tara, have one single day to get ready for the significant meeting.

The film has gone on screen at some notable global events, including the Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival in France, the Palm Springs International Film Festival in the US, the Seoul International Women's Film Festival in South Korea, and the Figari Film Fest in Italy.

It is also scheduled to go on screen at the 10th Figari Film Fest in Italy this September and the 21st Friss Hús Budapest Short Film Festival in Hungary in 2021.

The KFF is a film festival held annually in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan.

Established in 2001, the festival screens both locally produced and international films, in all genres and lengths.

The festival also has an international competition section where it hands out awards for outstanding short films.

The 2020 KFF is scheduled to take place on October 16-November 1 and the winners will be announced on October 24.