Relaying comments of various guests from the 24th TIFF. (Part9)
Winds of Asia Middle-East – Film Panorama of Asia Middle-East:
Director : Morteza Farshbaf
Producer/Screenplay/Production Designer (art direction) : Shadmehr Rastin
Q: How do you feel about participating in TIFF?
Morteza Farshbaf(Director): It was really good. It was first time for us to be in Japan. The screening of the film and everything was very well organized. We really had a great time here.
Q: We made the TIFF slogan for this year as “Believe the Power of Film”. Do you have any specific episodes for feeling the power of the film?
Shadmehr Rastin(Producer/Screenplay/Production Designer): We believe that the will powers of the people who live in Japan have achieved something in a good way with this film festival. Japanese people can always over come the problems because the people here have a very strong will power. I feel this because in less than a year, Japanese people organized such a big and fascinating film festival for the film makers. It shows that people who organized this loves to create something.
“Mourning” Director:Morteza Farshbaf(left),Producer:Shadmehr Rastin(right)
Part12 “U.F.O.” Director:Kong Quee-hyun, Actor:Park Sang-hyuk, Actor:Kim Chang-hwan
Part11 “A Song I Remember” Director:Kyoshi Sugita
Part10 “J.A.C.E.” Director:Menelaos Karamaghiolis, Actor:Alban Ukaj, Actor:Kevis Pachos
Part9 “Mourning” Director:Morteza Farshbaf, Producer/Screenplay/Production Designer (art direction):Shadmehr Rastin
Part8 “The Woodsman and the Rain”Director: Shuichi Okita
Part7 “When Pigs Have Wings”Director: Sylvain Estibal
Part6 24th TIFF International Competition Jury: Masahiro Kobayashi
Part5 “Exhalation” Director: Edmund Yeo
Part4 Actress, Producer: Sugino Kiki
Part3 Winds of Asia Middle-East Jury: Koji Fukada
Part2 “The Mirror Never Lies” Director：Kamila Andini
Part1 “ABOUT THE PINK SKY” Director:Keiichi Kobayashi