TEHRAN (IFILM) -- The Curtas Festival de Imaxinario in Spain has been screening acclaimed Iranian short flick ‘The Recess’.
The 12-minute film, written, produced and directed by Navid Nikkhah-Azad, is on screen at the 49th edition of the Spanish festival.
‘The Recess’ tells the story of a 17-year-old school-girl who runs away from school to watch the football match of her beloved club.
Sahar, along with three of her friends, is planning to exit the school during the break in order to watch the match between Esteghlal FC and Al Ain FC at Azadi Sports Complex.
Mozhan Kordi, Reyhaneh Naieean, Niloufar Shokouhinia, and Ghazal Khalili are on the cast list of the flick.
Kordi won the award for the best performance for her role in ‘The Recess’ at the 33rd Living Skies Student Film Festival in Canada.
The film has already toured a number of global film events, including the Oxford Film Festival and the Garden State Film Festival, both in the U.S., as well as the Sofia MENAR Film Festival in Bulgaria.
Launched in 1973, the Curtas Festival de Imaxinario is an annual event taking place in Vilagarcia de Arousa, Spain. The fest is specialized in fantastic cinema, but has a section for other genres such as documentary.
This year’s edition of the event kicked off on October 22 and is set to run until October 31.