Aug 22, 2017, 9:54 AM
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Iranian film up for screening in Russian festival

Tehran, Aug 22, IRNA – Iranian film ‘Malaria’ by Parviz Shahbazi will be screened in the competition section of the 10th East and West Film Festival in Orenburg, Russia.

Produced by Masoud Redaei, the film will compete with its rivals from France, Armenia, Belgium, Australia, Kyrgyzstan, Italy, Kazakhstan, Russia, Latvia, Lithuania and Macedonia in the festival slated for August 25-31.

Producer of Malaria, Masoud Radaei and one of its actors, Azarakhsh Farahani, will take part in the upcoming event.

Malaria’s first international presence was in the section of horizons in Venice Festival in 2016 and afterward, it also won big prize in the competition section of the 32nd Warsaw Festival.

In 2017, Malaria also grabbed the award for the best director from Dhaka International Film Festival and the award for the best film from the Switzerland’s Geneva International Film Festival.

‘Malaria’ recounts the story of a girl and a boy who encounter a man during their travels across Tehran. The man has a problem and they want to find a way to solve it.