Asian New Force Category Finalist Showcase

Ceremony Night

Behnam Abedi (Iran)

Col / 15' 41" / In Persian with English subtitles

An hour before the opening of a funfair, a worker falls to his death down the Ferris wheel, and the other workers are forced to keep silent. The opening ceremony continues.

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Finalist Showcase: 6/3 (Fri) | 7:15pm | Louis Koo Cinema, Hong Kong Arts Centre | HK$ 65/40* | With after-screening discussion | Moderator: Didi Wu

Artist’s Statement

Taste of being rejected has always been one of my fears and this time I tried to recreate this feeling in this film. I would like to tell a simple story about rejection and see what will be the reaction of someone who is in banishment and suppression?