‘Like a Good Kid’ goes to 2 Oscar-affiliated festivals
Art and Experience: Iranian short ‘Like a Good Kid’ directed by Arian Vazir Daftari has been accepted into the competition program of two Oscar-affiliated festivals in Ireland and Albania.
‘Like a Good Kid’ will take part in the 29th Foyle Film Festival in Ireland, scheduled for 16-20 November 2018. The Foyle Film Festival has been an Oscar-affiliated festival since 1999, and enjoys BAFTA recognition since 2009.
Vazir Daftari’s short film will also vie at the 16th Tirana International Film Festival in Albania, slated for 2-9 November 2018. Recipients of the Tirana International Film Festival Best Short Film will be eligible for consideration in the Animated Short Film/Live Action Short Film category of the Academy Award.
Directed by Arian Vazir Daftari and produced by Majid Barzegar, ‘Like a Good Kid’ is about Sara who babysits Matin (a 6 year old boy) whilst his mother is at work. In the morning Matin tells Sara a story of a fight with his mother from the night before which puts in motion a series of events that will change Matin and Sara for the rest of their lives.
The 20-minute film had its international premiere at the Cinéfondation section of the 71st Cannes Film Festival.