News ID: 100140
Publish Date : 18 February 2022 - 22:18

Berlinale Jury Names Iran’s ‘Deer’ Best

TEHRAN (IFILM) -- Iranian short flick ‘Deer’ has grabbed an award at the 2022 edition of the Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale) in Germany.
The winners of the 72nd edition of the Berlinale were announced on Wednesday, and the International Jury Award for Best Short Film in the Generation Kplus category went to Hadi Babaeefar’s ‘Deer’.
The film is about “a little boy who has to watch helplessly while his sick brother struggles to remain alive”.
“When his parents take him away to relatives, Ehsan sets off for home again through the snowy night, to defend his brother against the angel of death”, a synopsis for the film reads.
The Berlin International Film Festival is “one of the largest public film festivals in the world, attracting tens of thousands of visitors from around the globe each year”, the website of the event reads.
The Generation program “presents films that matter – for young cineastes and everyone else”.
The 72nd edition of the festival opened on February 10 and will run until February 20.
The remaining days of the in-person event will be dedicated to catch-up screenings.