Directed by Seyyed Payam Hosseini, The Kites is about a girl whose kite flies away along the Iraqi-Iranian border of Kurdistan. She calls three boys for help. However, the children are not only separated by a river, but also by the explosive legacies of past wars.
The film will go on screen in the Generation Kplus of the festival, which will be held from February 20 to March 1.
White Winged Horse by Mahyar Mandegar is about a man who returns to his Iranian hometown, which was destroyed in the war 20 years ago. He is searching for his childhood sweetheart who had promised him eternal love.
The film will have its world premiere in the Generation 14plus Section of the festival along with other Iranian feature film Yalda, a Night for Forgiveness by Masud Bakhshi.
The festival will also screen The Alien (Namo) by Nader Saeivar in the Forum section, while Selfie with Democracy by Ali Atshani will be showcased during the European Film Market (EFM), which will be held on the sidelines of the festival.