Art and Experience: Iranian short movie ‘Kech’ directed by Mehrdad Hassani, won the award for Best Short Film at the 9th Jaipur International Film Festival in India.

Produced by Rafsanjan Young Cinema Association, Kech means “girl” and narrates the story of a nurse in a war zone who loses her life to rescue a child.

The short film wants to explore the human values at the heart of cruel, grim and brutal geography of war and to show that there are still people who are risking and losing their lives for others.

The Jaipur International Film Festival, a fast growing film festival, was launched in 2009 and is held every year in January or February in Jaipur, India.

This year’s edition was held in Golcha Cinema of Jaipur city in India from January 7-11, 2017.