Iranian “Blockage” at Busan International Film Festival

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Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian film “Blockage” directed by Mohsen Gharaei has been elected to participate in the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in South Korea.

At the 22nd edition of the Busan International Film Festival, 10 titles became official selections for New Currents section of the event, including the Iranian film by Gharaei.

Other films competing in the New Currents section come from India, China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and South Korea.

‘Blockage’ reflects the overwhelming chaos that happens to a vicious, despicable man who works as a street vendor control officer.

Hamed Behdad won the best actor award for the film from the 11th Celebration of Iranian Cinema Critics and Screenwriters earlier this month.

Mohsen Gharaei was born in the Iranian city of Behshahr in 1984. His debut feature film was ‘Don't Be Tired!’

The New Currents section of the Busan International Film Festival provides a venue for promising Asian directors to showcase their works.

This year’s BIFF will be held in the port city of Busan, South Korea from October 12 through October 21.

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