“Pruning Season” by Loqman Khaledi and “A157” by Behruz Nuranipur have been selected for the official competition of the festival, which will be held in the English city from October 19 to 26.

“Pruning Season” is about an Iranian man who tries to prove his claim of having produced a drug against cancer.

“A157” narrates the tragedy of three Kurdish girls who became pregnant after being raped by members of ISIS.

Source: Tehran Times