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Iranian short films, animation go to intl. film festivals


Directed by Raha Amirfazli and Alireza Ghasemi, ‘Eclipse’ will take part in the competition section of the 18th edition of the Miskolc International Film Festival in Hungary.

The festival will be held in person from October 5-9 in Miskolc, Hungary. The festival presents feature films, short films, documentaries and animated films.

The synopsis of “Eclipse” reads: “Saaghi and his two friends came to the biggest park in Tehran to take pictures of the century-long total eclipse announced later in the afternoon. and rebellious, they steal a camera. Get up, lie to their parents, and chat about the boys and an upcoming party. Their wanderings take them to a remote part of the park. As the sun sets, Saaghi sees something which should have remained hidden.

The cast includes Faraz Modiri, Payman Naimi, Anita Bagheri, Paniz Esmaili and Khorshid Cheraghipour.

An Italian festival will host “The story of a passenger who got lost on his last trip”

Aslan Shahebrahimi’s short film was nominated for first prize at the Nostalgia Film Festival in Italy.

The third Nostalgia Film Festival will be held September 15-17 in Milan and Rome, Italy.

“Siavash, a lonely writer intent on emigrating and escaping his current situation, has forgotten his last night and remembers it through his camera footage…” reads the synopsis for this 18-minute short film.

“White Whale” goes to 5 international film festivals

Iranian animation “White Whale” directed by Amir Mehran will compete with 41 short films at the ONE Country ONE Film festival in France.

The 13th edition of the festival will be held from September 9 to 11, 2022 in Apchat.

The short 10 minute animation has a universal theme and tells the story of a lonely man trying to find a number of friends he lost in an airstrike years ago and a white whale is the only sign he has.

Film festivals in Croatia, Spain, Italy and the United States will also host this Iranian animation.