TEHRAN.(Iranart) – M oeen Karimoddini, director of the acclaimed Iranian documentary ‘Atlan’ has joined the jury of FRONTDOC International Documentary Film Festival, to be held in the city of Aosta in Italy, November 6-11.
In 2016 Karimoddini won the Best Long Documentary Prize at the 4th edition of FRONTDOC for his 62-minute social docudrama ‘Atlan’, ISNA reported.
Atlan tells the story of Ali, a Turkmen horse trainer. Horses are his life, and Ilhan is the name of the horse that has won him many prizes. To fund his wedding, Ali plans a series of races with Ilhan and other horses. In Turkmen language, Atlan means ‘mount and set off’.
FRONTDOC is an international film festival devoted to the theme of geographical, political, social, and cultural borders, encouraging filmmakers to explore new frontiers between the documentary genre and other means of expression.
FRONTDOC hosts, in its diverse sections, the best of international documentaries, innovative works and promising filmmakers.