The closing ceremony of the 10th edition of the event will commemorate the late filmmaker, screening his latest directorial experience ‘Truck’.
Born in 1955, the co-writer of 'Muhammad (PBUH): The Messenger of God', died on November 24, 2020 due to coronavirus.
Partovi had written famous scripts including ‘The Truck’, ‘Ferrari’, ‘Transit Café’ and 'I'm Taraneh, 15 Years Old’.
The director and writer had won many awards at many national and international film festivals including House of Cinema Celebration, Chicago International Film Festival, Fajr Film Festival, Dhaka Film Festival and Berlin International Film Festival.
The Iranian Film Festival Australia helps better familiarize the Australian audience with Iranian culture, featuring Iranian stories in movie theaters in the various cities of Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Canberra.
The 2021 edition of the event will be held online from May 26 – June 16 in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.