“The Fox that Followed the Sound” in London


Upated on :April 20, 2014

Fatemeh Goudarzi’s “the fox that followed the sound” will be showcased in the 57th London Film Festival which will run from 9-20 October 2013.

Founded in 1933 the festival has successfully combined cultural, creative and industrial roles and brought together the BFI National Archive and BFI Reuben Library, film distribution, exhibition and education at BFI Southbank and BFI IMAX.

It has also has contributed substantially to encourage the development of the arts of film, television and the moving image throughout the United Kingdom, to promote their use as a record of contemporary life and manners, to promote education about film, television and the moving image generally, and their impact on society, to promote access to and appreciation of the widest possible range of British and world cinema and to establish, care for and develop collections reflecting the moving image history and heritage of the United Kingdom.

This year’s Official Competition line-up, recognizing inspiring, inventive and distinctive filmmaking, includes Richard Ayoade’s “The Double”, Clio Barnard’s “The Selfish Giant”, David Mackenzie’s “Starred Up” and Jonathan Glazer’s “Under The Skin”. In First Feature Competition  we can see Rob Brown’s” Sixteen” and the Documentary Competition category which recognizes documentaries with integrity, originality, and social or cultural significance will screen Mark Cousins’ “Here Be Dragons”.

The Festival will screen a total of 234 fiction and documentary features, including 22 World Premieres, 16 International Premieres, 29 European Premieres and 20 Archive films. There will also be screenings of 134 live action and animated shorts. A stellar line-up of directors, cast and crew are expected to take part in career interviews, master classes and other special events.

Festival sections include Official Competition, First Feature Competition, Documentary Competition, Best British Newcomer, Love, Debate, Dare, Laugh, Thrill, Cult, Journey, Sonic, Family, Experimenta and Treasures.

As its 21st international presence, Kanoon’s 10 minute “the fox that followed the sound” will be screened on Sunday, 13th of October 2013 along with eight other short animated films from Lithuania, France, Japan, and Sweden.

It should be noted that three other Iranian films will be shown in the festival including Asghar Farhadi’s “Past”.


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