10 short films introduced as “wounded Olives” were announced in International Fajr Festival 2018 opening ceremony in Tehran.
The wounded olives are a group of ten short movies which contain Islamic World materials, the movies are reported as non-competitive, and many of them contain footages of war with terrorist groups such as ISIS.
The festival aims to present a variety of western filmmaker’s perspectives to the visitors by presenting a selection of Iranian and Iraqi productions, about the Syrian crisis.
Some of the products are named as following:
1-Haunting Ghosts – Omman
A group Palestinians who were prisoned in an Israeli prison
2-Nayla & Intifadha – Palestine
A Palestinian woman’s struggle to choose between her family, freedom or love in 1987
3-The Journey – Iraq
Sarah returns to Baghdad with mysterious intents
4-The Guest – Turkey
Two Girls on their struggle to escape from Syria
5-The Poet – Germany
Saudia Arabian housewife decides to participate in a poetry competition
6-Writing on Snow – Palestine
5 Palestinians trapped in an apartment during the war in Gaza
7-Survivor – Iran
1948 in Haifa, initial days of the occupation Dr Saeed and family face occupation
8-The Rain – Syria
2014 in Homs, few survivors left behind in abandoned city of Homs