TEHRAN (IFILM) -- The 9th edition of the DC Web & Digital Media Festival in the U.S .has awarded Iranian short film ‘Pass’.
Elika Abdollahi’s short film grabbed the Gold Writing award at the Digital Shorts section of the U.S. festival.
‘Pass’, aiming to reduce social harms, is about two friends who get stuck in a weird situation due to an accident.
The cast list of the film includes Aziz Nemati, Somayyeh Rahimi, Shadab Kokabi, Arsam Hossein-Panahi, Niha Sheikhi, and Souran Rezvanizadeh.
The 11-minute flick, Abdollahi’s directorial debut, has already been screened at a number of film events, including the Asoric Film Festival and the Tassvir Film Festival in Iran, as well as the Concordia Film Festival in Canada.
Launched in 2013, the DC Web & Digital Media Festival aims to integrate art with technology.
The event "highlights the intersection of entertainment and technology, featuring the best of the indie spirit in digital content,” according to the official website of the festival
This year’s edition of the fest was held on April 9-11.