The Hyderabad Film Club and the Friends Of Iran Society, Hyderabad, under the auspices of the Consulate General Of Islamic Republic Of Iran, Hyderabad, are organising an Iranian Film Festival from 26th to 30th October, at the Indira Priyadarshani Auditorium, Public Gardens. 8 films will be screened during the 5-day festival.
Today, the second day, Az Karkheh Taa Rhein (From Karkheh To Rhine) will be the first film of the day to be screened. The film is directed by Ebrahim Hatamikia, and has Homa Rusta, Ali Dehkordi, Hans Neumann, Asghar Taghizadeh, Sadegh Safai and Andreas Kurtz playing the central characters.
A group of combatants suffering from the effects of the chemical warfare waged by Iraqi forces in the battle fronts, are sent to Germany for medical treatment. Saeed, one of the suffering combatants who has lost his eyesight, is visited by his sister who is living in Cologne with her German husband and her son Jonas.
The brother and sister meet in the Islamic Republic of Iran's guesthouse after years of separation, but Saeed is unable to see her.
The entry is free. Please contact Bh S S Prakash Reddy of the Hyderabad Film Club at 2373-0841/93910-20243 for further details.