Iranian Film Festival

We are happy to inform you that, we INDO CINE APPRECIATION FOUNDATION in association with
Culture House of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mumbai are organizing an Iranian Film Festival from
12th to 14th February 2018 at Russian Centre of Science & Culture, No-74, Kasturi Ranga Road, Chennai

Venue: Russian Centre of Science & Culture, Chennai
Date: 12th to 14th  February 2018


1. Bodyguard | Dir. Ebrahim Hatimikia | 2016 | 109 Min | 12 Feb 2018 | 6.30 PM

A government bodyguard protects a politician from a suicide bomber, and then begins to question his dedication to his job
Awards: 5 Awards & 5 nominations

2. The Corridor | Dir. Behrooz Shoaybi | 2013 | 90 Min | 13 Feb 2018 | 6.00 PM

Shiva (Hanieh Tavassoli) is the family head and looks after her little son, Amir Ali; a witty and playful boy, in the absence of her husband, Behzad (Reza Attaran) who has committed a murder in a fight on a parking space with another man. Now he is in prison and waiting for his verdict. Amir Ali is a first grader and thinks his father is dead, but after visiting him in the prison he gets depressed.
Awards: 1 award & 9 nominations

3. The Sea & The Flying Fish | Dir. Mehrdad Ghafarzadeh | 2015 | 78 Min | 13 Feb 2018 | 7.30 PM

Ehsan is a young innocent deaf and dumb inmate of a correctional camp. He communicates through painting. During his imprisonment he learns that his father has sold his sister to pay his debts. This makes Ehsan eager to break out of prison to save his sister when…
Awards: 1 award & 1 nominations

4. A Time to Love | Dir. Ebrahim Farouzesh | 2008 | 90 Min | 14 Feb 2018 | 6.00 PM

Because of his significant physical handicap, Babak stands out everywhere and is therefore unbelievably embarrassing to his brother Afshin. The worst is on the playground where the other children make fun of him. The situation escalates when his father loses his job and blames Babak. In order to ‘protect’ his family, he sees only one solution: Babak should remain isolated and alone at home in his room. When one of Afshin’s friends from school notices this one day, he tells his teacher the whole truth. The film depicts a family heavily burdened by shame and a lack of understanding for an illness, for whom the school finally becomes an integrative place.
Awards: 1 award

5. Charm | Dir. Jalal Dehqani | 2016 | 90 Min | 14 Feb 2018 | 7.30 PM

This film tires to narrate the story of Tooba who is the wife of a war-disabled veteran being paralyzed from neck down for a year due to the movement of the quivers in his body. He has even lost his speech ability. Right at the wedding night of his nephew when the children leave to attend the ceremony, he feels worse and becomes a martyr within some hours. The story is about the love of Tooba for the corps of her husband. She prefers to be alone with him after his martyrdom.

Venue: Russian Centre of Science & Culture, Chennai
Date: 12th to 14th  February 2018

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