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Busan International Film Festival to present Iranian film
Mon Sep 3, 2012 3:35PM
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Iranian filmmaker Vahid Vakilifar's latest production is programmed to be screened at the 17th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in South Korea.


Vakilifar's second feature-length movie Tabour will be presented at ‘A Window on Asian Cinema’ section of the festival.

Born in 1981, Vahid Vakilifar graduated in film directing from Iran's Soureh University and worked as an assistant director on several features before starting his filmmaking career.

He has been awarded in several international events particularly for his first feature-length production Gesher.

The Iranian cinematic project of Persian Gul had been earlier selected for the 2012 Asian Project Market (APM) at the Busan International Film Festival.

Asian Project Market, known with former name of Pusan Promotion Plan (PPP), will be held from October 8 to 11.

Iranian filmmaker Morteza Farshbaf's Mourning has won the top award of the 2011 edition of Busan International Film Festival.

The 2012 Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) has recently released its new competition lineup, which includes six world premieres and four international premieres.

International premieres comprise Iraqi film 111 Girls and Taiwanese film Touch of The Light, which was recently picked up by Fortissimo Films.

The 17th Busan International Film Festival is scheduled to run from October 4 to 13, 2012.

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