TEHRAN (IFILM) -- Iranian film ‘Bandar Band’ was screened at Catalyst International Film Festival in Ireland.
In its 13th international screening, Manijeh Hekmat’s award-winning movie competed at the second edition of the event.
‘Bandar Band’ is a road movie that depicts flooded landscapes of Iran. The movie is filled with a genre of music that is the pop culture among the youngsters of the country.
A pregnant woman, her husband, and another musician form a three-member band are willing to attend a music contest in Tehran. The contest can change their life. But can they get to Tehran in time for the event?
Reza Koulqani, Amir-Hossein Taheri, Mahdieh Mousavi, and Pegah Ahangarani, the director’s daughter, are some of the cast members of the flick.
Catalyst International Film Festival will present a film program that prioritizes stories and storytellers currently under-represented on screen and behind the camera.
The festival aims to create a more inclusive industry and films screened at the event will promote gender equality, diversity and inclusion whether in content, key creative roles or crew.
The 2021 edition of the event was held on March 29 -30 virtually.