News ID: 302602
Published: 0643 GMT April 28, 2021

Iran-Afghanistan film ‘Seven and a Half’ shines at US festival

Iran-Afghanistan film ‘Seven and a Half’ shines at US festival

Arts & Culture Desk

A co-production between Afghanistan and Iran, ‘Seven and a Half,’ written and directed by Navid Mahmoudi, and produced by his brother Jamshid Mahmoudi, won the Special Jury Award of the Competition Section of the sixth Indie Meme Film Festival in Texas, the US.

The 75-minute film was screened twice at this cinematic event, Mehr News Agency reported.

The film by Tehran-based Afghan brothers Jamshid and Navid Mahmoudi is about seven girls who have never found love and are losing their control over their destinies through forced marriages.

It went on screen at various national and international festivals including the Busan International Film Festival 2019 in South Korea.

‘Seven and a Half’ has already won the Golden Gazelle for best film at the 8th Persian Film Festival in Sydney, Australia.



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