TEHRAN (IFILM) -- Iranian short animation ‘This Side, Other Side’ is slated to vie at the Columbus International Film & Animation Festival in the U.S.
The animated piece will represent Iran at the 2021 edition of the event.
‘This Side, Other Side’ has mission of peace seeking and disregard for war have.
The short title shows how the children of two opposite sides of a border cherish each other’s company, regardless of the fact that their countries are burning in the fire of a war that the adults have brought upon them.
The Columbus International Film & Animation Festival is the oldest film festival of its kind in the U.S.
The festival’s awards remain a revered prize for industry professionals, but the organization is equally passionate about supporting independent film.
The juried competition focuses on rewarding the world’s best films, regardless of origin, while the festival serves to promote and screen more and more films every year.
The 69th edition of the Columbus International Film & Animation Festival was held online due to the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. state of Ohio in April 2021.