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News number: 8710010793

13:36 | 2008-12-21

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Iranian Short Film to Be Screened in France

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian filmmaker Massoud Bakhshi's Baghdad Barber is slated to compete at the 2009 Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival in France.



A production of Iran's Documentary and Experimental Film Center (DEFC), Bakhshi's 2008 film will compete with over 70 films from around the world.

Baghdad Barber recounts the story of a Baghdad barber who has to pay the price for what he most desires.

Bakhshi's short film also participated in the 'Leopards of Tomorrow' competition section of the 61st Locarno International Film Festival in Switzerland.

The 31st edition of the Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival will run from Jan. 30 to Feb. 7, 2009.