Ammar Screens “Most Political Film”
TEHRAN (AIPFF) - The 'Smudge' by Mohammad Bagher Mofidi has been named as the most controversial submissions of the 4th national Ammar Popular Film Festival. The work was screened at Palestine Theater in Tehran on Thursday, January 9.
TEHRAN (AIPFF) – The “Smudge” by Mohammad Bagher Mofidi has been named as the most controversial submissions of the 4th national Ammar Popular Film Festival. The work was screened at Palestine Theater in Tehran on Thursday, January 9.
In the ‘Smudge’, a high-profile politician is shown heading to the inauguration ceremony of getting the directorship of a key organization in Iran when his car bumps into a strange women in the street. Later on, the woman turns out to be the mother of one of the casualties of the 2009 post-presidential election unrest in Iran.
As the film goes on, it is revealed that the man had architected the thought panel of many of the protestors in 2009 among whom was the son of the bereft mother.
Already a widow of a martyred husband, she now lived alone and tried to stop the politician from getting the post as she believed it would be a betrayal to the ideas he induced to her late son as his trusted master.
The movie carries on numerous allusions to the unrest and the social as well as political events that followed which claimed the lives of a number of the protestors.
Ammar Popular Film festival is Founded and Funded by People
Ammar film festival is popular. But why is that? There are several reasons to elucidate it and figure out that Ammar festival is founded and funded by people.