The Iranian Film Festival is upon us once again and has fast become one of the Czech Republic’s best new film festivals. From recent award-winning features like Bani Khoshnoudi’s immigrant tale Fireflies to classics like Asghar Farhadi’s Fireworks Wednesday, the festival boasts a diverse programme able to cater the likes of anyone.
Science fiction horror film Invasion is one of the most fascinating and original titles to hit Czech Republic’s popular Iranian Film Festival this year.
Monte starts off as an intriguing family drama but soon descends into self-parody and just pure silliness.
Parting cleverly tells a part of the refugee struggle that’s not usually told. It’s an informative look into the complicated and gruelling process of escaping one’s own country, before even thinking about the perils that lay on the journey ahead.
Now in its 7th year, the Festival of Iranian Films is back again with some daring new titles to push the envelope of independent cinema.