News ID: 114930
Publish Date : 10 May 2023 - 22:58

‘World Cup’ to Compete at Irish Festival

TEHRAN -- Iranian short film ‘World Cup’ has made it to the Fastnet Film Festival (FFF) in Ireland, the Iranian Youth Cinema Society reported.
“On the night of a couple’s migration, the child of their friend, who has been entrusted to them, gets lost, and then a secret is revealed,” a synopsis for the film reads.
‘World Cup’ is written and directed by Maryam Khodabakhsh.
The short film bagged four awards at the Silent River Film Festival in the US, including the Best Narrative Short, the River Rock Award for the Best Actor, the River Pearl Award for the Best Female Actor, and the River Rock Award for the Best Child Actor.
‘World Cup’ also won the Best director award at the 5th Short Focus Film Festival in the UK.
The Fastnet Film Festival is “an independent festival dedicated to bringing together established and first-time filmmakers in a forum that celebrates short film”, according to the event’s website.
The upcoming edition of FFF will take place on May 24-28.