Art and Experience: “Return” by Iranian director Shahriar Purseyyedian was picked as best short film at the 9th Karama Human Rights Film Festival in Amman, Jordan, the organizers announced on Monday.

It is about Rahim, a man who after 23 years in prison returns to his hometown to meet his brother.

Three other Iranian films were screened at the festival, which selected the motto “You Are Not Alone” this year to contribute to the understanding of the general situation of women around the world and in the Arab world in particular.

“The Fog” co-directed by Ali Shurvarzi and Hossein Mahruqi competed in the short film competition of the festival.

“Ballsy: Story of A Revolution” by Seyyed Mohsen Purmohseni-Shakib and “Power to the People” by Andia Afsar Keshmiri were screened in the animated film competition.

Source: Tehran Times