Screening date:24-11-2015 -- 18:00
Fest of Duty
'Fest of Duty' is a religious ceremony designed to instill Islamic beliefs and values in girls when they reach the age of nine and puberty begins. The film follows two adolescent cousins as they transition into adulthood eight years after their official 'age of duty' ceremony.Country: Iran
Contact: Taskovski Films Ltd
Director: Firouzeh Khosrovani
Editing: Shirin Barghnavard
Cinematography: Mohammad Reza Jahanpanah, Rita Ebrahimi
Sound: Vahid Razavian
Documentary – 60'
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Firouzeh Khosrovani, born in Tehran, settled in Italy to complete her art studies at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Brera. She made her filmmaking debut with a documentary about the Iran-Iraq War. In 2007 she made Rough Cut, a documentary about mutilated mannequins used as a metaphor for veiled Iranian women.
2014 : Herfeh: Mostanadsaz (Documentary)
2012 : L'archivio a oriente (Documentary)
2010 : 1001 Irans (Documentary)
2007 : Rough Cut (short)