Written and directed by Mohammad-Javad Khorsha, the 15-minute film will join competition at the 12th edition of the American film event.
‘Mandatory’ is about a soldier in firing squad who has been caught in a dilemma. Between morality and work responsibility, he does not know which one to pick.
Soheil Karamyar, Soheil Qannadan, Armin Boshrouyeh and Fatemeh Radmanesh are among the cast members of the flick.
The film has already been showcased at a number of global events, including ifva Awards in China and the Vancouver Island Short Film Festival in Canada.
The CFF provides a cultural hub for established and emerging film-artists to showcase their works to the region's top producers, peers, investors, and viewers.
The 2020 edition of the event slated for September 23-27 is going virtual over the pandemic.