News ID: 274350
Published: 0149 GMT September 18, 2020

Iran’s documentary ‘Asho’ to be screened at Brazil’s Oscar qualifying É Tudo Verdade festival

Iran’s documentary ‘Asho’ to be screened at Brazil’s Oscar qualifying É Tudo Verdade festival

The 30-minute documentary narrates the story of a boy who herds a flock of sheep. The boy’s biggest dream is to become a Hollywood star. The boy, Asho, is under the influence of the Hollywood films that his cousin has brought him, IRNA reported.

‘Asho’ has participated in several festivals and received many awards, including a special mention at the 62nd International Leipzig Festival in Germany, the Best Film Award of the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and the Lessina Silver for the Best Short Film Award at the 26th Film Festival Della Lessina (FFDL) in Italy.

É Tudo Verdade festival became a qualifying event for the Oscars in 2018. The winners of this festival will be eligible to compete in the category of Best Feature Documentary and Best Short Documentary at the 93rd Academy Awards.

 

 

   
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