Chang Hua wrote on his Twitter account: “I am very happy to meet with Narges Abyar, the famous Iranian director. She will go to China to make a film about the Silk Road,” honaronline.ir wrote.
Meanwhile, a number of media outlets reported that Abyar will make a film for home videos based on one of the most popular novels in Persian literature ‘Savushun,’ written by Simin Daneshvar.
It is said that Iranian actress Behnoosh Tabatabaei will star in the film.
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 Best Audience Award at the 23rd Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival in Estonia.
Surce: Iran Daily