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Iran ‘Fish and Cat’ to vie at three intl. film festivals

The film is set to be showcased at the 17th Tertio Millennio International Film Festival that will be held in Rome from December 3 to 8, 2013. 

Mokri’s psychodrama will also compete at the 10th Dubai International Film Festival in a section dedicated to movies by Asian and African filmmakers. 
The festival is scheduled to take place from December 6 through 14. 

The film review and discussion will be held at the festival after screening programs on December 7 and 9. 

Fish and Cat has also been nominated for Best Director Award at the seventh Asia Pacific Screen Awards that will take place in Brisbane, Australia. 

Produced by Kanoon Iran Novin, the 127-minute movie depicts the story of a group of university students who face different problems during their trip to the north of Iran. 

Mokri’s latest film Fish and Cat have been participated in several international events so far. 

The film recently scooped the Best Film Award at the Seventh edition of Lisbon and Estoril Film Festival (LEFFEST) in Portugal. 

The movie won the Special Orizzonti Award for Innovative Content at the 70th edition of Venice International Film Festival. 

Mokri is one of the most successful Iranian directors whose films have been screened in numerous national and international festivals. His Limit of Circle received the Bronze Ebensee Bear of Austria’s 36th Festival of Nations. 

His short film Burned, Cooked, Raw was also awarded the Best Short Film prize at the 2011 Tashkent International Film Forum. 

Ashkan, The Charmed Ring and Other Stories, Dragonfly Storm and Andosi are among Mokri’s well-known films.

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