The Iranian feature will be screened in the Visions of Asia category of the 15th edition of Cinemalaya Independent Film Festival in the Philippines.

Nima Yars film is about a young university student named Kejal who begins smuggling goods on her back with all her might on Iran and Iraq border to look after her mother and brother.

Kejal won the NETPAC award at the 22nd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in Estonia.

The Cinemalaya Philippine Independent Film Festival is a film festival in the Philippines held annually at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Complex. Each year, the Festival provides "seed investments" of ₱500,000 (US$10,000~) to ten independent filmmakers, according to the festivals website.

The 15th edition of the festival will be held on 2-13 August, 2019.

Source: Mehr News