• Sat / 16 May 2020 / 13:41
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“Yalda” to vie at competition section of PIPFF

“Yalda” to vie at competition section of PIPFF

Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian film “Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness” directed by Massoud Bakhshi will vie at the International Feature Competition section of the PyeongChang International Peace Film Festival.

The 2nd Pyeongchang International Peace Film Festival announced that eight films nominated for its International Feature Competition.

“A Distance Place” by Park Kun-young from Korea, “Dust and Ashes” by Park Hee-won from Korea, “Identifying Features” by Fernanda Valadez from Mexico, “Nafi’s Father” by Mamadou Dia from Senegal, “Negative Numbers” by Uta Beria from Georgia, “Tony Driver” by Ascanio Petrini from Italy, “Way Back Home” by Park Sun-joo from Korea and “Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness” by Massoud Bakhshi from Iran have been nominated for the award, which comes with prize money of 20 million won ($16,300). The eight films were chosen from 254 submissions.
The festival will run from June 18 to 23 under the slogan “Peace Again” at Alpensia Resort and Hoenggye area in Pyeongchang, featuring around 100 films from over 40 countries.
“Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness” is the co-production of Iran, France, Germany, Switzerland and Luxembourg.
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