Art and Experience:  The Iranian films “Revolt” and “Animal” have won awards at the 16th International Festival Signes de Nuit, the organizers have announced.

“Revolt” by Kurosh Asgari won the main award of the short film competition, and the Night Award was given to “Animal” by Bahram and Bahman Ark.

“Revolt” tells the story of a boatwoman who makes a living with carrying passengers on the Anzali Marsh in northern Iran but she is tired of life and decides to change it in some way.

The Night Award is presented to those films possessing a balance of ambiguity and complexity characterized by enigmatic mysteriousness and subtlety, which keeps the mind moving in contemplation.

“Animal” tells the story of a man who attempts to cross a frontier disguised as a ram.

The 16th International Festival Signes de Nuit ran from October 4 to 14 in Paris.

Source: Tehran Times