October 14, 2018
■ Iranian movies to compete in 36th Milano Intl. FICTS Festival
Short Film News (SFN)- A lineup of Iranian movies will be competing in the 36th Milano International FICTS Festival, which is dedicated to sports movies.
The films will go on screen in different sections of the festival running in the Italian city of Milan from November 14 to 19, the organizers have announced.
“My Sister Mohadeseh” by Atefeh Mehrabi will be screened in the Sport & Disability section.
“I Am Iranian” by director Mohammadreza Ahanj is an entry to the Wrestling section.
“Iran plus Two Powers” by director Farzaneh Amini will go on screen in the Movies & TV Football-Medium and Feature section. Amini’s other movie “Sniff” will also compete in the Boxing category.
The Federation Internationale Cinema Television Sportifs (FICTS) is the organizer of the event, which is the final phase of the World FICTS Challenge that runs in 16 countries including Iran.
According to the FICTS, Tehran will host the event from October 16 to 18.
The Tehran festival is held in collaboration with the National Olympic and Paralympic Committee, the Ministry of Sports and Youth, IRIB and the Tehran Municipality.