The Night, a co-production between Iran and the U.S. by Iranian-American director Kurosh Ahari, and Skin co-directed by Bahram and Bahman Ark are among the films.
The Night tells the story of a young Iranian couple who are trapped in a hotel in the U.S. and are threatened by some strangers.
Skin tells the story of a mother and a son, who try to solve their problems by using dark magic.
The lineup also includes Silent Snail by Behrang Dezfulizadeh about a woman who faces the dilemma of choosing between devotion and logic, Enemies by Ali Derakhshandeh about the loneliness of a middle-aged woman, and Fathers by Salem Salavati about generation gap.
Also included are Slaughterhouse by Abbas Amini, The Plainclothes by Amir-Abbas Rabiei and Day Zero by Saeid Malekan.
Successful documentarian Mohammad Kart’s directorial debut feature film Butterfly Stroke and Mohammadreza Lotfi’s Reset are other entries to the New Look category.
The 38th Fajr Film Festival will be held in Tehran from February 1 to 11.
Source: Tehran Times