News ID: 109440
Publish Date : 26 November 2022 - 21:19

TEHRAN (IFILM) -- Iranian short animation ‘The Boot’ has been listed in the 2023 competition lineup of the Mesa International Film Festival in the U.S.
Seyyed Mohsen Pourmohseni Shakib’s animation ‘The Boot’ will present Iran at the 2023 edition of the American film festival, which will take place on November 30 – December 3.
A brief synopsis of the animation says, “A bird in a war-torn city, where there is nothing left but dead bodies, seeks food to feed its baby birds...”
‘The Boot’ has recently participated in the Oscar-qualifying El Festival Internacional de Cine de Lebu (FICIL) in Chile, the 49th Student Academy Awards, the 37th Guadalajara Int’l Film Festival in Mexico, the 24th Izmir International Short Film Festival in Turkey as well as the 2022 Animayo: The Int’l Film Festival of Animation, Visual Effects and Video Games in Spain.
The flick is also the nomination winner of the Golden Unicorn at the 37th Alpinale Short Film Festival in Austria.
The Mesa Film Festival aims to create a one-of-a-kind experience for filmmakers by giving them a platform to learn about the industry, watch great independent films, network and make lifelong memories and friends.

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