Iran animation wins awards in Canada, India
Art and Experience: Iranian short animation ‘Empty View’ has won awards at two international film festivals in Canada and India.
Directed by Ali Zareh Ghanat Nouri, ‘Empty View’ won the Best Animation Short award at the third edition of Best Short Fest in Ontario, Canada, held on September 22-23, 2018.
Praised in Asia as well, ‘Empty View’ garnered the Best Message Award category of Great Message International Film Festival in India.
Great Message Filmfest also awarded ‘Run, Rostam, Run’ by Iranian filmmaker Hossein Molayemi with the Best Animated Short Film prize.
The event was held on September 22-23, 2018.
‘Empty View’ is a striking animation about the mother of a soldier, knitting mittens as she awaits her son’s return from war, while living in the midst of a war zone herself.