Rahim Toofan’s ‘Red Peace’ won the Best Direction in a Veteran’s Short Film award in Cyprus international film festivals following Stunning Media’s arrangements in applying to internationally well-known film festivals.
Following its first international screening in Festival of Cannes 2016, Red Peace by Rahim Toofan competes in the main competition category of Marbella film festival in Spain, where one of the winners of the festival will be introduced to the 2017 Oscars.
“Red Peace” is a bilingual Kurdish-Turkish tale of an unfulfilled love between a Syrian refugee girl and a Turkish border patrol. Syrian refugees welcome the tryst as an opportunity to cross the border. The girl grapples with choosing her family or the Turkish patrol’s love when she discovers that she has been abused by his family as a means to deflect the Turkish patrol from his duties.
Catherine Aslani, Hashem Qadimi, Hossein Khani and Somayyeh Toofan are among the cast. The film is set in mountainous and forest countryside of Ardebil, and filmed under extreme weather conditions.