TEHRAN (IFILM)--Iranian feature "Wishbone" has been selected to go on screen at the 1st edition of the NuKhuFest in the U.S.
Directed by Ali Atshani, the film compares and contrasts the ups and downs experienced by a fired coach who met a girl with whom he had a relationship several years ago.
Some of the film's accolades include the awards for best feature film and best director of the year at the WIND International Film Festival in the U.S. and Best Cinematic Film at the 3rd London Independent Filmmakers Association Festival in the UK.
It was also nominated for the Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Editing, Best Supporting Actor Male and Best Cinematography awards at the WIND International Film Festival and received six nominations at the International Filmmaker Festival of World Cinema Berlin in Germany.
"Wishbone" has gone on screen at a number of global events, including the 5th Darbhanga International Film Festival in India, the 2018 Out Of The Can Film Festival in the UK, the 35th Fajr Film Festival in Iran, and the 2018 Switzerland International Film Festival.
The film’s cast includes Mitra Hajjar, Hossein Yari, Mahchehreh Khalili, Azadeh Mehdizadeh, Bita Atshani, Maziar Fallahi and Khashayar Rad among the others.
Slated for October 12-17, 2019, the NukhuFest is a media festival and marketplace that offers an online sale opportunity to filmmakers for their short films, feature films, and music videos.