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Iranian Documentary on ISIL Women to Vie at 3 European Festivals
Iranian Documentary on ISIL Women to Vie at 3 European Festivals
TEHRAN (FNA)- “Women with Gunpowder Earrings”, an Iranian documentary film made by Reza Farahmand, has made it into the final competition round at 3 international film festivals in Croatia, Belgium and Czech Republic.
MWFPRESS- “Women with Gunpowder Earrings” will take part at the main competition section of 15th edition of ZagrebDox, the International Documentary Film Festival, which will be held in Zagreb, Croatia from February 24 - March 3, 2019.

The Iranian documentary will then participate at the 11th Brussels Film Festival in Belgium, and 21st One World Film Festival in Prague, as the largest human rights film festival in the world.

“Women with Gunpowder Earrings” is about Noor Al Helli, an Iraqi female journalist, who covers stories about Syrian and Iraqi women and children in the war against ISIL terrorists.

The documentary has previously won the main award of the 16th Signes de Nuit international film festival in France, and the Best Documentary Award at the 8th ÍRÁN:CI, the Festival of Iranian Films in Prague, Brno and Bratislava.

“Women with Gunpowder Earrings” provides a truly honest and arresting portrait of war and its true meaning to the civilians who live every second of their lives in absolute fear, according to ÍRÁN:CI.

Iranian cinema has made great progress in the past 40 years since the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979, to that extent that many Iranian films bring home numerous international awards every year and Iranian directors and their films are well known in all cultural venues across the globe.

Source: farsnews
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