Oct 4, 2018, 2:50 PM
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Iranian film to be screened in Pakistan

Islamabad, Oct 4, IRNA -- An award winning Iranian film ‘The Father’ (Pidar) directed by Majid Majidi will be screened in Pakistan’s Islamabad on October 6.

'Mandwa Film Club' is organizing the film screening at 'Pakistan National Institute for Folk and Traditional Heritage' (Lok Virsa) media center in Islamabad.

Earlier talking to IRNA, Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) Film Club Coordinator Aijaz Gul said that Iranian cinema has been one of the main enthralling and appealing cinema industry in the world and has gained special status among the world’s cinema industry with its unique and innovative film directing techniques.

He said that Iranian films are regularly shown in different Pakistani cities in which people show keen interest.

Gul added that Majid Majidi is a true professional director who knows how to produce quality films.

He added that Iranian cinema is very close to reality.

The film ‘Pidar’ released in 1996 revolves around the relationship between fourteen years old boy and his stepfather.

It won a number of awards at film festivals both within Iran and internationally.
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