Social commitment and its lack feature in the Iranian animation short The Bystander by Sheyda Kashi.
BAFTA-awarded filmmaker Maryam Mohajer presents her animation short Red Dress. No Straps at Zippy Frames.
Iranian animator Salman Arbaboon prepares his philosophical, hand-drawn short Prey.
Shadab Shayegan presents a case of escalating violence sturdily directed in Are You Kidding Me?
The Iranian stop-motion film Mr. Deer by Mojtaba Mousavi has been one of the festival highlights of 2018. Here's more info and the artbook of the film.
A colorful and flowy blend of sounds, images, and memories. Watch the music-video Negaram by Shabab Shayegan and Farhad Bazyan.
Ali Soozandeh's rotoscoped Iranian drama about the lives of 4 people in modern-day Tehran hits all the right notes in character development within a glib portrait of internalized, strict moral codes.
Via the music video of If you go away by Ashkan Rahgozar.
Reza Riahi reminds us of the grown-up business that the little ones are not supposed to know -but they do. Watch Allo...Chloé ?
It comes from Iran. The new animation feature in production The Last Fiction by Hoorakhsh Studios promises the retelling of an epic battle.