Art and Experience: Iranian director Mehrdad Hassani’s “Kech” won the award for best short film at the 15th Third Eye Asian Film Festival, which was held in Mumbai, India from December 15 to 22, the Iranian Youth Cinema Society (IYCS) announced on Monday.

“Kech” which means daughter in Kurdish, tells the story of a nurse who sacrifices herself to save a child from a war zone.

Iranian shorts “Unknown” by Azar Faramarzi, “The cat and I” by Babak Habibifar, “You Just Be My Mother” by Roqieh Tavakoli and “Flesym” by Behruz Rustai also went on screen during the festival.