Tehran(IP)- 'High Power' was screened at Pardis Mellat Cineplex during day 8 of the 41st edition of Iran's Fajr International Film Festival on Wednesday, February 8, 2023.

Iran PressIran News: Directed by Hadi Mohammad Pour, 'High Power' narrates the story of the army air defense of in the 'Wal-Fajr 8' operation, during the Sacred Defense of Iran against the Iraqi Ba'athist war, which was successfully carried out with the innovative plan of Martyr General Mansour Sattari.

Atabak Naderi, Farzad Hassani, Aliram Nouraei, and Sepideh Khodvardi played roles in the film.

  In the 'High Power' presser, Hadi Mohammad Pour said after the screening: I did depict how martyr Mansour Sattari was a man of act and dutiful.

On February 9, 1986, Iran launched Operation Dawn 8, a sophisticated and carefully planned amphibious assault across the Shatt al-Arab (Arvand Rud) river against the Iraqi troops defending the strategic al-Faw peninsula, which connects Iraq to the Persian Gulf.

 The Iranians defeated the Iraqi force, mostly the Iraqi Popular Army, capturing the tip of the peninsula, including Iraq's main air control and warning center covering the Persian Gulf, as well as limiting Iraq's access to the ocean. 

Iran managed to maintain their foothold in Al-Faw against several Iraqi counter-offensives, including Republican Guard assaults and chemical attacks.

This edition of the festival is scheduled to be held from February 1 to 11, 2023 in Tehran in two competitive sections and a non-competitive section.

In this section, priority will be given to films dealing with topics seeking justice, discouraging oppression, arrogance, global terrorism, violence, and extremism, encouraging Islamic awakening, transcendent lifestyle, family orientation, human rights, and highlighting moral, spiritual, and religious teachings, fighting against discrimination, highlighting culture and civilization through artistic expression and thus striving to guide contemporary man towards happiness.


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