According to the PR department of Farabi Cinema Foundation, in addition to its public release in Cinema’s across Spain, the film YALDA will be screened in the competition section of the 5th Barcelona International Film Festival from April 15 to 23, 2021.
This year, 50 films have been selected to be screened in different sections of the Barcelona International Film Festival, from which 8 will compete for the main award.
The films YALDA ( Masoud Bakhshi, Iran, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland and Lebanon), THE STEPMOTHER (Jean-Paul Salome, France) THE PENGUIN BLOOM(Glendin Evin, USA and Australia), SMALL COUNTRY (Eric Barbie, Belgium and France) ) SOMBRA (Bruno Gascon, Portugal), MY SALINGER YEAR (Philippe Fallardo, Canada and Ireland) and THE GOOD TRAITOR (Kristena Randall, Denmark) will be screened online for the festival audience and jury members.
The film YALDA, co-produced by Ali Mosafa and Bangah Independent Cultural Institute (Massoud and Mahmoud Bakhshi) and with the participation of the Farabi Foundation is one of the most successful films in recent years. After winning several awards, including the Grand Prix Prize at Sundance Film Festival and being screened across Europe, it is currently being released in the United States by Film Movement.