Art and Experience: Iranian director Ali Mardomi’s short film “The Cemetery Men” won the best short film award in the international section of the 20th Thai Short Film and Video Festival, which was held at the Bangkok Art and Culture Center from August 20 to 28.

“The Dog’s Lullaby” by Makbul Mubarak from Indonesia and “Three Wheels”, a France-Cambodia joint production by Kavich Neang, received honorable mention in this section.

Produced by the Urmia branch of the Iranian Youth Cinema Society, “The Cemetery Men” is the story of an old man working in a cemetery. He is the only one there who say prayers for the dead until a young man with a beautiful singing voice comes to the cemetery.