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Arpa film festival to screen Iran’s ‘Untimely’

Iranian film ‘Untimely’ is to be screened at the 23rd ARPA International Film Festival in the US.

Iranian feature film ‘Untimely’ is set to be screened at the 23rd edition of the ARPA International Film Festival in the United States.

‘Untimely’, directed by Pouya Eshtehardi, is about a Baloch young man named Hamin, who is performing his military service at the Iranian border with Pakistan.

According to a synopsis for the film, Hamin takes a day off to attend his sister’s wedding, but his vacation has been canceled due to being caught smoking cigarettes. 

While standing guard on the watchtower, he reviews their childhoods.

Hamin in Balochi means the heat of summer.

Iman Afshar, Shayan Afshar, Ayyoub Afshar, Mahsa Narouee, Awa Azarpira, and Mousa Afshar have appeared in the film, along with a number of artists from the Iranian city of Chabahar.

The film was named the Best Fiction Feature at the 11th edition of the One Country One Film Apchat-Issoire International Film Festival in France.

The 23rd edition of the Arpa International Film Festival will take place online on November 12-22.