0530 GMT October 04, 2022
Three Iranian animations, produced by Iran’s Documentary and Experimental Film Center, are slated to take part at the 7th Turku Animated Film Festival (TAFF), which will be held in Turku, Finland, from August 24 to 28.
‘The Fourth Wall’ by Mahboobeh Kalaee; ‘The Hand and the Egg’ by Fatemeh Gharavi; and ‘The Wet Mirror’ by Amir-Houshang Moein will participate in the International, Junior, and Panorama sections of the Finish festival, ILNA reported.
A total of 44 films from Iran, Austria, England, Hungary, France, Serbia, Chile, Russia, Italy, the US, Cyprus, Switzerland, Greece, Estonia, Germany, Slovenia, Belgium, Hungary and Poland will compete at the Main Competition Section.
The Junior Competition will host 18 films from Korea, the Czech Republic, France, Norway, Croatia, Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Russia and Estonia.
TAFF seeks to promote animated film culture both in Finland and internationally. Its aim is to become the most important animated film festival in Finland, creating a platform for encounters between filmmakers, industry delegates and local lovers of animation. It is also interested in extending the concept of film screening, bringing together cinema and other forms of creativity as well as entertainment.