"Asia Pacific" to screen "Wind and Fog"
Managing director of Shahed Artistic-Cultural Institute said that "Wind and Fog" has been chosen for "Asia Pacific", "Vancouver" and "Russia Islamic Films" film festivals.
IBNA: "Wind and Fog" is adapted from Iranian writer Mojgan Sheikhi's novel, The Summer and White Goose and depicts the destructive effects of war on people's lives through the enchanting story of a boy who has lost his mother during the Iraq-Iran war and has become deaf and dumb as a result of explosions.
Naser Dehghani said: "Wind and Fog won the CINEMA fairbindet Prize of the 61st edition of Germany's prestigious Berlin Film Festival for using “captivatingly beautiful images from the north of Iran to show how a young boy returns to reality."
Asia Pacific Screen Awards has nominated the film for the Best Children Feature Film.
Established in 2007, the Asia Pacific Screen Awards are an initiative of the government of Queensland, Australia, in collaboration with UNESCO and the International Federation of Film Producers. They are open to films from the Asia-Pacific region, an enormous area that stretches from Egypt to the Cook Islands, and from Russia to New Zealand.
The 2011 winners will be determined by an international jury and announced at a ceremony in Queensland, Australia on November 24.
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