Abyar, Eric Bilodeau from the U.S. and Elena Turova from Belarus are the members of the International Jury of Children and Youth Films Competition – Listapadzik, the organizers have announced.

“3 Faces” by Jafar Panahi from Iran has been selected to screen the Out of Competition section, while “Ava”, a co-production from Iran, Qatar and Canada by director Sadaf Forughi is competing in Youth on the March, a section dedicated to feature films.

The festival opened on Friday and will be running until November 9.

Last year, Abyar received Special Jury Award for Best Director for “Breath” in the Children and Youth Film Competition, and Sareh Nur-Musavi won the Best Young Actress Award for her role in the film.

Source: Tehran Times