Durango Filmfest to host ‘Balance’
Art and Experience: Barzan Rostami’s ‘Balance’ finds way to the 14th Annual Durango Independent Film Festival in the US.
Competing in the short film section, ‘Balance’ is an animated story about soldiers who sacrifice lives so that people may live in peace.
The animated piece attended various international screening events before, including 1st Adrian Int’l Film Festival in the US, 9th Kinolikbez Int’l Film Festival in Russia, Regina Int’l Film Festival and Awards in Canada, 2018 Full Bloom Film Festival (FBFF), 9th Ojai Film Festival and 5th Grand Rapids Comic-Con Film Festival both in the US.
‘Balance’ has been lauded at 2018 edition of the LakeCity Int’l Film Festival in India as well as the Sarajevo Youth Film Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
It has also grabbed nod for best short animation at Redline International Film Festival in Canada.
The 14th Durango Independent Film Festival is “a late winter/early spring destination festival cultivating a reputation as a filmmaker’s festival.”
All films selected will be screened at least twice during the festival. Filmmakers are encouraged to participate in Q&A sessions following screenings to further engage and connect with the audience.
The event will take place on February 27- March 3, 2019 in southwestern Colorado.