The Iranian film won the 'Award of Merit' for the best short film at the 11th edition of IndieFEST Film Awards in the United States.

Directed by Mostafa Mehraban, Cradle of Silence is about Rasoul, who has to deliver a cradle to his martyred friends widow. With Rasoul returning from the southern war zone to the northern part of the country, his wife Laya plans on going back to the war zone with him. The cradle becomes an excuse for Rasoul to reject his wifes request.

IndieFEST discovers and honors the achievements of filmmakers who produce high-quality films and new media. The festival aims at helping independent filmmakers gain the credibility and publicity they justly deserve, according to the event's organizers.

The 11th edition of the festival was held on February 4, 2020, in California, US.

Source: Mehr News