Iranian female director Pouran Derakhshandeh’s latest drama Hush! Girls Don’t Scream is set to compete at the18th Kerala International Film Festival (IFFK) in India.
Derakhshandeh’s acclaimed movie is slated to be screened at the world’s cinema section of the event.
The film received a great attention from the movie goers during its public screening in Laemmle Movie Theater in Los Angeles as well as in Canada.
The leading Iranian director Derakhshandeh’s social drama was also hailed at the 44th Goa international Film Festival in India.
Derakhshandeh’s film tells the story of abused children and ignorant families who do not make enough time in their day to listen and solve their children’s issue.
Sponsored by Iran’s Farabi Cinematic Foundation, the movie won Best Film Award at the 2012 Fajr International Film Festival.
Hush! Girls Don’t Scream has recently garnered the Best Feature length Award of the fourth edition of London Iranian film festival.
The 2013 Kerala International Film Festival kicked off on December 6 and will run until December 13.