Art and Experience: The Iranian drama “Foruzan” won the award for best short film at the Fresco International Festival of Modern Art and Spiritual Films in Armenia on Sunday, director Mir Abbas Khosravinejad announced on his Facebook page.

The acclaimed movie is about a widow with two children living in a village in central Iran. She tries to protect her herd from robbery in the night.

A number of Iranian films, including “Kupal” by Kazem Mollai and “Are You Volleyball?” by Mohammad Bakhshi, were also screened in various sections of the festival that took place in the Armenian capital of Yerevan from June 22 to July 1.

“Foruzan” was named best drama at the Astoria NY Film Festival in June.

Source: Tehran Times