News ID: 114371
Publish Date : 26 April 2023 - 22:59

Cinema Verde Awards Short Documentary ‘Turtle’

TEHRAN -- Iranian short documentary
‘Turtle’ has been awarded at Cinema Verde Environmental Film & Arts Festival in the U.S.
‘Turtle’, directed by Reza Akbarian, won the Habitat Award at the 14th edition of Cinema Verde, the Iranian Youth Cinema Society reported.
The film has no dialogue, and is about a turtle that has been trapped by hunters and is trying to save itself.
The film was previously awarded at several festivals, including Tehran International Short Film Festival in Iran and the 15th Faito Doc Festival in Italy.
The mission of Cinema Verde is to “provide environmental education to the public through film, arts, workshops, events, tours and any other forum or media”, the event’s website reads..
“We strive to increase awareness of environmental practices that enhance public health and improve quality of life in urban, suburban and rural settings.”
The 14th edition of Cinema Verde took place in February.