In the 10th Kolkata International Children’s Film Festival (January 25th to 29th, 2024 / India), three IRIMAGE titles are to be screened:



Mehdi Hosseinivand’s debut feature which has been a part of the official selection in FIff – Fajr IFF 2021 (Eastern Vista – Best Film Award), Busan IFF 2021 (New Currents Competition), IFF for Young Audiences – Filem’On 2021 (CIFEJ Competition), Ajyal Youth FF 2021 (Mohaq Competition Section), Asia Pacific Screen Awards 2021 (Best Youth Film Competition), Olympia IFF for Children and Young Adults 2021 (Main Competition), Bastau IFF 2021 (Main Competition), Dhaka IFF 2021 (Children Film Session), Cine Junior 2022 (Youth Jury Prize), Glasgow FF 2022 (Debut Feature), Fribourg IFF 2022 (School Program), BUFF IFF 2022 (Competition Section), UCLA Celebration of Iranian Cinema 2022, Zlin FF 2022 (World Children’s Panorama), Seoul ICFF 2022, MSP Iranian FF 2022, TIFF Junior 2022, Kinoshock IFF 2022 (Main Competition), Samara IFF for Children and Youth 2022 (International Competition), Vienna ICFF 2022 (UNICEF Prize), China ICFF 2023 (Competition), Lucknow CMS ICFF 2023, Smile IFF for Children and Youth 2023, Ulyanovsk FF “With all my heart” 2023, Children’s Film & Television Festival “KINOSVET 2023” (Best Feature Film for Children Nominee), Reisendes Freiluftkino Bremen 2023 (Best Film Award) and Universal Kids FF 2023.



Mokhtar Abdollahi’s debut feature film which has participated in Dhaka IFF 2023 (Children’s Film Sessions), BUFF Film Festival 2023, Lucknow CMS ICFF 2023 (World Cinema), Within the Family FF 2023 (Children’s Films Competition / Best Film Award / Best Performance Award), IFFT- BVB Manappuram International Children’s Film Festival of Kerala @ Thrissur – ICFFK 2023, Seoul ICFF 2023 (Open Cinema Section), Wales IFF 2023 (Best Foreign Language Film Nominee) and Cyrus IFF 2023.



Siavash Gorjestani’s debut short fiction film which has been included in the official program of FIff – Fajr IFF 2021 (Eastern Vista Competition), Wales IFF 2021 (Finalist – Best Foreign Language Short Film Category), Cineaste IFF of India 2021 (Short Fiction Film Competition), IDSFFK – International Documentary & Short Film Festival of Kerala 2022 (International Section – Out of Competition), Edo State IFF 2022 (Official Selection), Festival Internacional de Cine de la No-Violencia Activa – FICNOVA 2022 (Official Selection), Black Cat Award IFF 2022 (Competition), Sofia MENAR Film Festival 2023 (Short Films Category), Spiny Babbler IFF 2023 (Best Script Award), Mestia International Short and Mountain FF 2023 (Georgia) and Sama IFF 2023 (Best Short Film Award).