(Persia Digest) – The short film cinema of Iran is going through uplifting days with many of its productions competing in international festivals.
Two short animations from Iran will be screened at the 18th Monstra Animation Festival 8-18 March in Portugal. These are “Maned & Macho” directed by Shiva Sadegh-Asadi in the main competition category, and “The Third Script” by Javad Khajavi which is a joint project by Iran and Singapore in the student category of the competition.
Five Iranian films in Romania
Five Iranian films are participating in the 6th ClujShorts International Short Film Festival in Romania from 23-29 April.
These are “Dive” by Hossein Darabi, “Turquoise” by Roozbeh Misaghi, “Domesticated man” by Marzieh Abrar-Paydar, “Retouch” by Kaveh Mazaheri, and “Light site” by Seyed Moslem Tabatabaei.
“We” at Hollywood Screenings Film Festival (HSFF)
“We” by Fatemeh Fadaei-Darestani is one of the nominations at the HSFF in Hollywood.
This is a 3-minute animation made in 2015 which has already won several national and international awards. The synopsis is about two sisters who are caught under the rubble, waiting to be saved by their father.