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Iranian ‘Pass’ to go on screen at the US fest

Iran’s ‘Pass’ is to go on screen at the 2021 Santa Fe Film Festival in the US.

Iranian short flick ‘Pass’ has been selected to go on screen at the 2021 edition of the Santa Fe Film Festival in the US.

Directed by Elika Abdollahi, ‘Pass’ is about two friends who get stuck in a weird situation due to an accident.

Abdollahi’s work aims to reduce social harms.

The cast list of the film includes Aziz Nemati, Somayyeh Rahimi, Shadab Kokabi, Arsam Hossein-Panahi, Niha Sheikhi, and Souran Rezvanizadeh.

The 11-minute flick, Abdollahi’s directorial debut, has already been screened at a number of global events, including the Asoric Film Festival and the Tassvir Film Festival, both in Iran, the Concordia Film Festival in Canada, and the 9th Evolution! Mallorca International Film Festival in Spain, where it won the Best Short Film Screenplay award.

The five-day Santa Fe Film Festival is a celebration of the best cinematic arts from around the world.

A statement published on the website of the festival reads, “Our annual event honors everyone working both on and off screen to bring the best of film creation, production and showings to the public. We constantly seek improvement in our line of respective crafts and provide filmmakers with resources to pursue their dreams further”.

The 2021 edition of the Santa Fe Film Festival is slated for February 17-21.

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