0407 GMT December 05, 2021
The 15-minute film, directed by Bahman and Bahram Ark, a production of Iranian National School of Cinema, depicts the story of a man who wants to cross the border illegally; so he hunts a ram and decides to escape disguised as the animal, ifilmtv.com reported.
The 31st edition of the French festival was held from January 23 to 28 in Paris.
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'AniMal' has taken part in a number of international film events.
It has won the best direction award at the 17th Curta Cinema held in Brazil from November 1 to 8, 2017.
It was screened in several festivals including the 36th Uppsala International Short Film Festival in Sweden (October 23-29), the 37th Cambridge Film Festival in the UK (October 19-26), the 18th San Diego Asian Film Festival from in the US (November 09-18), the 40th Poitiers Film Festival in France (December 01-08), the 46th Festival du nouveau cinema in Canada (October 04-15) and the 40th Denver Film Festival in the US (November 01-12).
The animated piece won the second prize of the 20th Cinéfondation competition at the 70th edition of Cannes Festival.