Art and Experience: Two Iranian animated films will be competing in the 56th Annecy International Animation Film Festival, which will run in the French city from June 12 to 17.

“Maned and Macho” by Shiva Sadeq-Asadi will go on screen in the short films competition while “Ascribed Achievements” by Samaneh Shojaei will be shown in the Graduation Films Competition.

“Maned and Macho” is about a girl’s repressed emotions and instincts, which are embodied in some animals that come out of her dreams.

“Ascribed Achievements” is about a man who is dissatisfied with his hereditary appearance so he decides to end his life. But his failed suicide creates a new situation in his life.