Abadan Eleven 60 by Mehrdad Khoshbakht, Atabay by Niki Karimi, The Clouds about to Rain by Majid Barzegar, Toman by Morteza Farshbaf, Exit by Ebrahim Hatamikia and Good, Bad, Garish 2: The Secret Army by Peyman Qasemkhani are among the competing films.

The lineup also includes Day Zero by Saeid Malekan, Walnut Tree by Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian, Amphibian by Borzu Niknejad, I’m Scared by Behnam Behzadi, Shahre Qesseh Cinema by Keivan Alimohammadi, The Pulp by Soheil Beiraqi and Day of Chaos by Behruz Shoeibi.

The festival will also screen To Die in the Pure Water by Tehran-based Afghan brothers Jamshid and Navid Mahmudi, The Night, a co-production between Iran and the U.S. by Iranian-American director Kurosh Ahari, Skin co-directed by Bahram and Bahman Ark and The Sun by Majid Majidi.

Also included are Butterfly Stroke by Mohammad Kart, Bone Marrow by Hamidreza Qorbani, Qasida of White Cow by Behtash Sanaeiha, There Was Blood by Masud Kimiai and Three Puffs of Prison by Saman Salur.

The 38th Fajr Film Festival will be held in Tehran from February 1 to 11.

Source: Tehran Times