In the masterclass, which was held on Tuesday night, Abyar’s ‘Breath’ was screened and the director answered the audiences’ questions about the film, IRNA reported.

Sareh Nourmousavi, Pantea Panahiha, Mehran Ahmadi, Gelareh Abbasi, Siamak Safari, Shabnam Moqaddami, Jamshid Hashempour, Mohammadreza Shirkhanlou, Saqi Zinati, Ali Khanbabaei, Ehsan Qassemi, Rojan Aravand and Atiyeh Javid are among the cast of the film.

‘Breath’ is the story of four kids who live with their father and grandmother in the 1970s. Their world is full of beautiful childish dreams that are going to come true.

Abyar was among the members of the jury at the sixth Herat International Women’s Film Festival (HIWFF). She was also selected for the International Jury of Children and Youth Films Competition – Listapadzik at the 25th Minsk International Film Festival, Listapad, Belarus.

Abyar, the director of acclaimed movies such as ‘Track 143,’ ‘Breath,’ and ‘When the Moon Was Full,’ received the HUM Women Leaders Award in the Pakistani city of Karachi in February 2020.

Her 2019 drama, ‘When the Moon Was Full,’ was screened at many international festivals and won awards, including the Grand Prize of the second Carcassonne International Political Film Festival in France and the audience award at the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in Estonia.

Source: Tehran Times