A selection of 15 films will go on screen in Iranfest, a section dedicated to Iranian short films, and three animations will be competing in Animare, a section for animated films.

The short film selection includes Azadeh by Mir Abbas Khosravinejad, Ballsy, Story of a Revolution by Mohsen Purmohseni-Shakib, Delay by Ali Asgari, Dreams in the Depths by Reza Mohammadi, Elephant Bird by Masud Soheili and Hanged by Roqieh Tavakkoli.

Also included are Home by Farkhondeh Torabi, Next by Saeid Sadeqi Serarudi, Song Sparrow by Farzaneh Omidvarnia, Tanakora by Hamed Parizadeh, Meysam Hassani and Amirreza Rashti, Tangle by Maliheh Gholamzadeh, The Role by Farnush Samadi, The Sea Swells by Amir Gholami, The Sixth String by Bahram Azimi and Umbra by Saeid Jafarian.

The animations are The Incomplete by Erfan Parsapur, Bon Appetit by Saman Haqiqivand and Take a Nap by Mina Qaseminia.

Since 2004, Associazione Sedicicorto is actively engaged in the promotion of cinematic arts and has made the encouragement of independent films, particularly short films, a priority.

Its main objective is to present manifestations of the contemporary cinema industry to a diversified public.

163 films from different countries will be competing in seven competitive sections of the festival this year.

Source: Tehran Times