ISLAMABAD- National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage, Lok Virsa will screen Iranian film, Kissing the Moon-Like Face under its Mandwa Film Club here on March 2(Tomorrow) for the audience of twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.

Released in 2012, the film, a social drama about War and Friendship, directed by Homayoun Assadian and written by Manouchehr Mohammadi stars Shirin Yazdanbakhsh, Rabe’e Madani, Sheida Khaligh and others. The story revolves around two old women Ehteramossadat and Forugh being closely related and neighbors for more than 40 years awaiting the return of their sons’ bodies who martyred at Iran-Iraq war 20 years ago and the self-sacrifice done by Ehteramossadat.

Their sons have both gone during war. Foroogh is struggling with a serious illness and has only a few months left, according to the doctors. Suddenly they’re given the news that parts of Ehteram’s son’s body have been found. Ehteram makes a strange decision. She wants Foroogh to think that the parts belong to her own son, but the authorities aren’t willing to go with that decision. She eventually manages to persuade them to relieve the dying old woman of the 20 year wait.

The Mandwa film club of Lok Virsa is an initiative to revive the classical cinema in the twincities and involve the fun lovers in healthy activities that keep alive the dying the culture and traditions among the young generation, the organizers said.

The film club screens national and international classical hits on every weekend and invite audience from all walks of life to entertain them as well as engage them in cultural programs.