15th International Children's Film Festival Bangladesh 2022

Funfair

Iran (Islamic Republic of) | 15 min | Comedy, Drama | 2019 | Short Film (Live Action) | Persian

Majid is a young financially struggling Iranian man, who is trying to push his wife in front of a car in the busy streets of Tehran in order to gain insurance money. They also share their kid with this dangerous decision and they unknowingly teach their child how to be violent in this complex game.

বাংলা

মজিদ নামের একজন যুবক আর্থিকভাবে সংগ্রামরত ইরানী ব্যক্তি যিনি বীমার অর্থ লাভের জন্য তেহরানের ব্যস্ত রাস্তায় একটি গাড়ির সামনে তার স্ত্রীকে ধাক্কা দেওয়ার চেষ্টা করেছেন। তারা তাদের সন্তানকে এই বিপজ্জনক সিদ্ধান্তের সাথে ভাগ করে নেয় এবং তারা অজান্তেই তাদের সন্তানকে শিখিয়ে দেয় কিভাবে এই জটিল খেলায় হিংস্র হতে হয়।

Original Language

Majid is a young financially struggling Iranian man, who is trying to push his wife in front of a car in the busy streets of Tehran in order to gain insurance money. They also share their kid with this dangerous decision and they unknowingly teach their child how to be violent in this complex game.

Mr. Kaveh Mazaheri

Kaveh Mazaheri was born in 1981 in Tehran, Iran. He has made five short fiction films and more than twenty documentaries. One of his films named 'Retouch' became very successful in Iranian cinema history which has won more than 80 international awards and it was qualified at three Academy Awards.

Filmography: Tweezers ( 2007) Soori's Trip (2009) Cockroach (2010) A Report About Mina (2015) Retouch (2017) Funfair (2019) Botox (2020)

Screening Schedule

  • 8 Mar
    02:00 PM - 04:00 PM

    Bangladesh Film Archive

    F-5, Agargaon Administritive Area, Shere Bangla Nagar, Dhaka 1207

Credits and Casts

Director
Kaveh Mazaheri
Story
Kaveh Mazaheri, Sepinood Najian
Script/Screenplay
Kaveh Mazaheri, Sepinood Najian
Editor
Pooyan Sholevar
Producer
Kaveh Mazaheri, Soroush Saeidi, Pooyan Sedghi
Cinematographer
Behrouz Badrouj
Leading Casts
Sonia Sanjari, Soroush Saeidi, Artin Rabiei
Assistant Director
Navid Karimpour
Visual Effects
Mohsen Kheirabadi

Exhibition & Award History

• Foyle Film Festival (UK, Northern Ireland, Nov 2019) – Winner Best International Film (Oscar Qualified)
• Palm Springs International Shortfest (USA, June 2020) - Winner Special Mention for Best International Short
• ÉCU - The European Independent Film Festival (France, April 2020) – Winner Best Non-European Independent Dramatic Short
• The Discover Film Awards (UK 2019) – Winner Director without Borders Award
• Cornwall Film Festival (UK 2019) – Winner Best Short
• Court en Scène (France, Nov 2019) – Winner Special Mention for Best Screenplay
• Winchester Film Festival (UK, Nov 2019) – Winner Special Mention for Best Foreign Film
• KinoDUEL International Film Festival (Belarus, Nov 2019) – Winner Best Short Fiction
• Kerry Film Festival (Ireland, Oct 2019) – Nominated at Best International Short Fiction
• Islantilla Cinefórum Film Festival (Spain, Jul 2020) – Nominated at Best Short Film, Best Actress (Sonia Sanjari), Best Screenplay