Iranian actor Babak Hamidian and actress Baran Kosari, in a scene from 'Hatred'.
Iranian filmmaker Reza Dormishian’s drama Hatred is set to be screened at the fifth edition of Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF) in India.
Dormishian’s film will be presented in the short film category of the festival, which will be held from January 30th to February 3rd in the Indian city of Jaipur in Rajasthan state.
The film is about the life of two Iranian youngsters, Jaleh and Hamed, who went to Turkey to immigrate to the West. It chronicles their difficulties for taking fake passports and visas.
The Indian event received 1397 films from 90 different countries. It is aimed at promoting new filmmakers and exchange of knowledge, information and culture between India and other countries.
was hailed by critics and audiences in the 30th edition of Iran's Fajr Film Festival and the 2012 edition of the Montreal World Film Festival.
The movie was screened at several international festival last year, including the 28th Warsaw Film Festival in Poland, the 5th Didar International Film Festival in Tajikistan and third London Iranian Film Festival.