News ID: 273779
Published: 0237 GMT September 05, 2020

Iran’s ‘Tangle’ wins nomination at Grand OFF festival

Iran’s ‘Tangle’ wins nomination at Grand OFF festival

Grand OFF – World Independent Film Awards in Poland nominated Iranian short animation, ‘Tangle’.

The latest edition of the Grand OFF is slated for November 23-28 in Warsaw, Poland, reported.

The award-winning animation, written and directed by Maliheh Gholamzadeh, was listed among the five short films nominated for the Best Animation award at the 14th edition of the Polish event.

Germany’s ‘Butterflies in Berlin,’ Portuguese ‘Kite,’ Russia’s ‘Metro’ and the UK’s ‘The Crossing’ are also among the lineup.

‘Tangle’ shows how a little girl has lost all her family members in a cruel war.

The short film has been screened at a number of international film festivals and won a number of awards, including the Narrative Grand Prize at the ‘Short to the Point’ Film Festival in Romania and the best film award at the International Sretensky Orthodox Film Festival in Russia.

It won the best animated short film of the year at the 11th edition of the Iran Independent Animation Celebration, held at the Abbas Kiarostami Hall of the Farabi Cinema Foundation.

The film brought its director the best director award. It also won the ASIFA (Association Internationale du Film d’Animation) award.

The Grand OFF World Independent Short Film Awards is a cultural event that draws attention to the phenomenon of independent cinema and gives it a proper rank, seriousness and prestige.



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