Two debut feature films, Mehdi Hosseinivand’s ASTEROID and Mokhtar Abdollahi’s BETWEEN THE CLIFFS, will be screened in the non-competitive section, World Cinema, at the 12th CMS International Children’s Film Festival (April 10th to 18th, 2023 – Lucknow, India).

BETWEEN THE CLIFFS has participated in Dhaka 2023, BUFF 2023 and CMS ICFF 2023.

ASTEROID has been already selected in 22 film events 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 (Russia / Main Competition), Samara International Film Festival for Children and Youth (Russia / International Competition), Vienna International Children’s Film Festival (Austria / UNICEF Prize Winner), China International Children’s Film Festival (China / Competition) and CMS International Children’s Film Festival (India).