Taraneh Alidousti to serve at Vesoul Filmfest jury panel

The Iranian actress Taraneh Alidousti has been selected to serve at the jury panel of the 20th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema in France.

Alidousti will join the panel’s other members including film critic Philip Cheah from Singapore, the Chinese filmmaker Wang Chao and director Brillante Mendoza from the Philippines.

Born in 1984, Alidousti began her acting career at the age of 17 with the leading role in Rasoul Sadrameli’s  film in 2002, I Am Taraneh, Fifteen Years Old.

She has received several awards at the Iranian as well as international festivals such as the Bronze Leopard for Best Actress from Locarno International Film Festival in 2002.

The festival is programmed to showcase some Iranian cinematic productions in a special section.

Beautiful City by Asghar Farhadi, Mainline by Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, No One Knows About Persian Cats directed by Bahman Qobadi and Like Someone in Love  by Abbas Kiarostami are among the section’s lineup.

The event will also host a documentary titled From Iran a Separation directed by Azadeh Mousavi and Kourosh Ataie. The film is a joint production of Iran and France.

Payman Moadi’s debut drama Snow on Pines is also to represent Iranian cinema at the feature-length movies section of the festival.

The 2014 Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinema is scheduled to take place in the French city of Vesoul from February 11 to 18.

By Press TV


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