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Azerbaijani film to be screened at Kids Film Festival in South Korea

Baku, March 31, AZERTAC

"The Lesson" by Azerbaijani filmmakers will be screened at the Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival on May 10-17.

The film was shot in 2015 by the order of the Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism at the film studio "Azerbaijanfilm" named after Jafar Jabbarli.

"The Lesson" is a story about the life of Baku schoolchildren, friendship and responsibility for their actions.

Khalid becomes a target of ridicule for his classmates. No-one wants to become friends with him. He dreams of making friends the most popular boy in the class. "If I have such a friend, I'll be respected and loved by everyone," the kid once told to his granddad.

In the end, the naive boy realizes that respect and recognition come only to those who have self-esteem and who value and remember their roots.

The film was scripted by Elza Agayeva and Anastasiya Volkova, directed by Rafiq Aliyev and Javid Tavakkul, produced by Mushfig Hatamov and photography by Rauf Gurbanaliyev.

The Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival aims to present the best of contemporary and classic film for children, youth and families. Its mandate is to feature the most outstanding children's films produced in every part of the world. Films are selected on the basis of quality and originality.

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