The 25th edition of the festival to be hosted by Los Angeles begins on April 30th and runs through May 7th.
The film is Iran's only representative in the event, the film producer Mohammad Reza Arab told Iranian students news agency.
"The Painting" has already taken part in Miami, Hart Ford and Fajr international film festivals.
It narrates the story of an old man who wants to draw a picture he has never created before. But what happens to this new painting is the same as his previous ones.