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Iranian animation in Melbourne Filmfest

Iranian animation in Melbourne Filmfest
TEHRAN, Oct. 06 (MNA) – The animation The Old Tree directed by Farnoush Abedi is among the 12 short films to be showcased in Electric Shorts Film Festival in Melbourne, Australia.

Electric Shorts is the only short film festival in the world that showcases films that have been fully self-funded by the filmmaker. Celebrating its 11th year, Electric Shorts will highlight 12 short films from countries including Iran, Germany, Greece, Australia and New Zealand.

The Old Tree directed by Farnoush Abedi narrates the story of a father and son who live on a dry farmland and are not on good terms with each other. The son is planning to sell the land and migrate to the city but the father is strongly opposed to the idea.

The Old Tree will also be screened at the 19th Busan International Film Festival in South Korea. It has also been screened at the Golden Orchids contest section in Pennsylvania and received the best animation film at the fourth Krivoy Rog Festival in Ukraine.

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