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Brazilian Comunicurtas UEPB screening ‘The Recess’

Iran’s ‘The Recess’ is going on screen at the Audiovisual Fest of Comunicurtas UEPB in Brazil.

Acclaimed Iranian short flick ‘The Recess’ has been going on screen at the Audiovisual Festival of Comunicurtas UEPB in Brazil.

The 16th edition of the Brazilian fest, kicked off on December 1st, is hosting the 12-minute film, written, produced and directed by Navid Nikkhah-Azad.

‘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 US, as well as the Sofia MENAR Film Festival in Bulgaria.

Launched in 2006, the Audiovisual Festival of Comunicurtas UEPB is an annual event that offers variety of audiovisual practices, including cinema, advertising, TV journalism, and other creative products.

This year’s edition of the fest, currently underway, is set to wrap up on December 05.