“In­ner city” to be shown in Los Angeles

Azer News - - Culture & Lifestyle - By Laman Is­may­ilova

“In­ner city” film will be shown at the South East Euro­pean Film Fes­ti­val (SEEfest) in Los Angeles.

The film will be screened on April 27 – May 4, Re­port.az re­ported. The film will be demon­strated in the main com­pe­ti­tion pro­gram of the fes­ti­val nom­i­nated for "Best Film", "Best op­er­a­tor work" and "Au­di­ence sym­pa­thy" awards.

“In­ner city” is a film in psy­cho­log­i­cal drama genre, di­rected by Il­gar Safat. The sto­ry­line is about love of a young girl to Karabakh war vet­eran. The lead roles are per­formed by Tah­mina Rafaella, Fir­dovsi Atak­ishiyev, Mehriban Zeki and Elmira Sha­banova.

The film shoot­ing took place in Baku and Za­gatala re­gions of Azerbaijan. The fea­ture film was pro­duced by J.Jab­barli 'Azer­bay­jan­film' stu­dio un­der the or­der of the Cul­ture and Tourism Min­istry.

Au­thor of idea of the drama film is Tah­mina Rafaella, script writer Tah­mina Rafaella and Il­gar Safat, pro­duc­tion di­rec­tor - Il­gar Safat, pro­duc­tion op­er­a­tor - Luka Koassin, de­signer Bu­tu­nay Hagverdiyev, ex­ec­u­tive pro­ducer - Ulvi Gasi­mov, pro­ducer - Mushvig Hata­mov.

“In­ner city” was demon­strated at many film fes­ti­vals, in­clud­ing 7th Yash­want In­ter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val in In­dia, 38th Cairo In­ter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val in Egypt, 47th In­dian In­ter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val (Qoa), 20th Tallinn Dark Nights Film Fes­ti­val in Es­to­nia, 21th Ker­ala In­ter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val in In­dia.

Tah­mina Rafaella was awarded “Best Ac­tress” in 5th Van Lake In­ter­na­tional Fes­ti­val in Turkey for her per­for­mance in the film.

SEEfest ed­u­cates about and pro­motes cul­tural di­ver­sity of South East Europe through its an­nual pre­sen­ta­tions of films from this re­gion and year-round screen­ings and pro­grams. SEEfest or­ga­nizes con­fer­ences and ret­ro­spec­tives, serves as the cul­tural hub and re­source for schol­ars and film­mak­ers, and cre­ates op­por­tu­ni­ties for cul­tural ex­change be­tween South­ern Cal­i­for­nia and South East Europe.

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