ASTEROID receives a nomination from KINOSVET 2023

Mehdi Hosseinivand’s debut feature, ASTEOIRD, is nominated for “Best Feature Film for Children” in “KinoProfi” program at the 7th Children’s Film & Television Festival “KINOSVET 2023”.

According to the festival organizers’ announcement, due to some problematic issues, the festival won’t be held from July 1st to 30th, 2023 in Belarus as initially supposed. And the new dates would be announced in the following weeks.

ASTEROID has been already selected in a number of film festivals including FIff – Fajr International Film Festival 2021 (Iran / Eastern Vista – Best Film Award), Busan International Film Festival 2021 (South Korea / New Currents Competition), International Film Festival for Young Audiences – Filem’On 2021 (Belgium / CIFEJ Competition), Ajyal Youth Film Festival 2021 (Qatar / Mohaq Competition Section), Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2021 (Australia / Best Youth Film Competition), Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young Adults 2021 (Greece / Main Competition), Bastau International Film Festival 2021 (Kazakhstan / Main Competition), Dhaka International Film Festival 2021 (Bangladesh / Children Film Session), Cine Junior 2022 (France / Youth Jury Prize), Glasgow Film Festival 2022 (Scotland / Debut Feature), Fribourg International Film Festival 2022 (Switzerland / School Program), BUFF International Film Festival 2022 (Sweden / Competition Section), UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema 2022 (USA), Zlin Film Festival 2022 (Czech Republic / World Children’s Panorama), Seoul International Children’s Film Festival 2022 (South Korea), MSP Iranian Film Festival 2022 (USA), TIFF Junior (Norway), Kinoshock International Film Festival 2022 (Russia / Main Competition), Samara International Film Festival for Children and Youth 2022 (Russia / International Competition), Vienna International Children’s Film Festival 2022 (Austria / UNICEF Prize Winner), China International Children’s Film Festival 2023 (China / Competition), CMS International Children’s Film Festival 2023  (India), Smile International Film Festival for Children and Youth (India), Ulyanovsk Film Festival “With all my heart” 2023 (Russia), Children’s Film & Television Festival “KINOSVET 2023” (Belarus / Best Feature Film for Children Nominee) and Reisendes Freiluftkino Bremen 2023 (Germany / Competition).