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Comedy Nominated for 6 Awards in US Festival

Comedy Nominated for 6 Awards in US FestivalComedy Nominated for 6 Awards in US Festival

The feature film “Temporary License” directed by actor, director and screen writer Afshin Hashemi has been nominated in six categories at the 6th Love International Film Festival in Beverly Hills, California, July 24-27.

Hashemi has been nominated for best director, best screenplay and best picture awards while Esmaiel Mehrabi and Masoud Keramati are nominated for best actor award and Asghar Rafiejam for best cinematography, ISNA reported on Its Persian website.

The 90-minute comedy is a story of two old men who after discovering they have a terminal illness, decide to embark on a journey in the night.

Other cast members include Pantea Bahram, Shaqayeq Farahani, Shabnam Farshadjou, Morteza Zarrabi and Shaqayeq Dehqan.

Produced in 2015, the film is the third feature film by Hashemi and was screened in Australia, Peru, Canada, Belgium and Germany.

Proceeds from ticket sales of the festival will go to the Lotus Light Children’s Charity in Los Angeles.

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