The 2018 Phoenix Comedy Festival was held at Agha khan Museum, June 9th-10th. Many of the year’s most acclaimed Iranian comedy films, including CONFISCATION, VESPIARY, TEXAS and DON’T BE EMBARRASSED were screened at the festival. The best picture prize, awarded by a jury of film professionals, was given to CONFISCATION, while another four films shared the festival’s awards.
Among the festival’s guests were Tina Pakravan, Reza Attaran, Mani haghighi, Hamid Farokhnejad, Hooman Seydi and Pejman jamshidi. This festival held two workshops with Mani Haghighi and Hooman seydi.