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Canada’s MENA filmfest to show Iran’s ‘Paper God’

Iranian ‘Paper God’ is to compete at the MENA filmfest in Canada.

Iranian short flick ‘Paper God’ has been selected to compete at the MENA - Middle East & North Africa Film Festival in Canada.

Directed by Daniyal Mahmoudnia, the 10-minute film will be shown at the Shorts Bundle One section of the second edition of the Canadian event.

The flick is about Ali who wants to get to the top of a cliff where all the other kids gather to play and throw paper planes. Despite being in a wheelchair, he wants to get his chance to soar.

‘Paper God’ has been the winner of the best audience choice award at the Hilltop Film Festival in the US state of Alabama.

Ali Khani, Rajou Taqavinejad, and Hossein Aqa-Mozaffari are on the cast list of the short flick.

According to the official website of the MENA, the event “aims to provide a stage for emerging artists and new voices to share their works, open a space for dialogue and celebrate our place in the Canadian media landscape”.

The 2020 edition of the event will be held online on November 20-27.

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