Written, directed and produced by Alireza Kazemipour, the 10-minute film tells the story of a girl who has taken an inappropriate path in her life and hosts visitors at home.
But suddenly things start to change for her when a woman walks into her life.
‘The Blue Bed’ has been screened at a number of global events and won some awards, including the Best Directing award at the 10th Vancouver Short Film Festival in Canada.
The short film received three nominations for Best Screenwriting Short Drama, Best Direction Short Drama, and Best Short Drama at the 2020 Leo Awards in Canada, as well as a nomination for best actress in a supporting role (Bita Beigi) at the 3rd Satisfied Eye International Film Festival in the UK.
The Reading Film Festival presents films that promote conversation about racial issues.
The festival hosts films from independent filmmakers from around the world, including student films, shorts, documentaries and feature films.
The event also includes panel discussions and Q&A sessions with filmmaker.
The latest edition of the festival took place on October 8-11, 2020.