‘Kupal’ directed by Kazem Mollaei, ‘Inversion’ by Behnam Behzadi and ‘Lantouri’ by Reza Dormishian have been accepted in the main competition section, Mehr News Agency reported.
The 10-day festival will show over 25 feature-length films from 15 countries including India, Japan, China, Turkey, Lebanon, South Korea, Iraq, Philippines, and Iran.
‘Kupal’ is the story of a hunter and taxidermist who accidentally traps himself in his basement. With little food and no water, Ahmad Kupal must survive using creative and desperate means.
‘Inversion’ centers around a young woman who decides to take charge and find ways to better express herself in a smog-filled Tehran.
‘Lantouri’ is a social drama about a street gang in Tehran that robs people in broad daylight.
All the three movies have attended several international festivals and won awards.
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The 12th edition of Silk Screen will be held September 15-24, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.