News ID: 276789
Published: 0804 GMT November 14, 2020

Iran’s ‘Namo’ to be screened at Turkey’s Int'l Crime and Punishment Film Festival

Iran’s ‘Namo’ to be screened at Turkey’s Int'l Crime and Punishment Film Festival

Iranian feature film ‘Namo’ (‘The Alien’) is scheduled to be screened at the 10th edition of the International Crime and Punishment Film Festival in Istanbul, Turkey, from November 20-26.

Nader Saeivar’s directorial debut, the film is one of eight films to be showcased at the International Golden Scale Feature Film Competition section of the Turkish event, wrote.

‘Namo’ is about two strangers who begin to park their car in an ordinary Iranian neighborhood. They are suspected of being cops in disguise.

Their presence in the area causes paranoia and distrust among the residents, as each feels they have reasons to be watched.

Bakhtiyar Panjehee, Sevil Shirgir, Nader Mehdiloo, Nasser Hashemi, Hadi Eftekharzadeh, Firouz Aqeli and Tara Aqajani form the cast.

The ArtHood Entertainment GmbH – Film Production Company in Berlin is in charge of the film’s marketing and distribution.

‘Namo’ has already participated in a number of global events, including the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) in Germany and Hong Kong International Film Festival in China.

According to the official website of the event, the festival aims to “improve social awareness by communicating the repercussion of the relationship between crime and justice in cinema, contribute to social change by increasing communication, solidarity and cooperation, popularize the sense of equality and encourage people about it.”



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