‘The Servant’ wins Best Animation at US ‘River Bend’ Filmfest.
Art and Experience: Iranian animated short ‘The Servant’ directed by Farnoush Abedi has won Best Animation Film Award at 2018 River Bend Film Festival in Indiana, US.
‘The Servant’, which has been so far screened at over 100 international festivals and scooped more than 20 awards, narrates the familiar story of a master and his servant, the story of a writer’s encounter with a gigantic insect: a cockroach.
In its most recent screening at the 16th edition of River Bend Film Festival in the United States, Abedi’s animated piece managed to win the Best Animation Award.
River Bend Film Festival is a celebration of independent filmmaking, founded in 2002 by a group of filmmakers and avid film-lovers in South Bend, Indiana. In 2016, the festival made its debut in its current location in Goshen, Indiana.
The 16th edition of the event was held on 3-5 May, 2018.