Tirana filmfest to screen ‘Run Rostam Run’
Art and Experience:
Iranian animation ‘Run Rostam Run’ is set to compete at the Tirana International Film Festival in Albania.
Directed by Hossein Molayemi, the animated piece is to vie at the animation competition section of the event.
‘Run Rostam Run’ is about an old Persian national hero who should travel to the future and come to Tehran 2017 in order to make up for what he has done to his own son. In Tehran, he doesn’t know whether to choose the legal or illegal way to reach his legitimate goal.
The 11-minute animation is a free comic adaptation of the traditional Persian tragic story of Rostam and Sohrab in Ferdowsi’s masterpiece ‘Shahnameh’.
The animated film was first screened at the Tehran International Animation Festival where it won the best animation and the best director awards.
Tirana International Film Festival is among the official Academy Awards qualifying festivals.
The festival accepts films of all lengths submitted online from around the world.
The 16th edition of the film event is slated for November 2-9, 2018 in the Albanian capital of Tirana.