TEHRAN – Iranian director Sonia Haddad’s film “Exam” will be competing in the Sundance Film Festival 2020, a public relations team of the film announced in a press release on Tuesday.
The largest independent film festival in the United States will be taking place from January 23 to February 2.
“Exam” is about a teenage girl who agrees to deliver a pack of cocaine on the day of an important exam at school.
The short film received the Grand Jury Award – Live-Action Short at the American Film Institute – AFI FEST in November.
The award was presented to the film for “its bold directorial style, anchored by a stunning lead performance,” the jury had said in their statement.
Photo: A scene from “Exam” by Iranian director Sonia Haddad.