TEHRAN (IFILM) -- The Winter Film Awards International Film Festival in the U.S. has awarded Iranian short film ‘Musician’.
Directed by Mohsen Mehri-Darouee, the Iranian 19-minute flick has grabbed the Best Student Film award at the 10th edition of the American fest.
‘Musician’ is the story of Mahmoud, a very short man up close to one meter tall, who wants to play a two-meter instrument like a contrabass, but he does not reach its height.
Written by the director and Mohammad-Reza Tafreshi and produced by Mohammad-Hassan Mortazavi, the cast list of the short film includes Parviz Bozorgi and Esmaeel Yousef-Pour.
The short has already taken part in a number of global events, including the Under the Moon Int’l Film Festival in Spain and the Drama Int’l Short Film Festival in Greece.
The Winter Film Awards is an annual event that holds in New York City. The fest gives voice to under-represented filmmakers, supports women and gives screening venue to emerging filmmakers from around the world.
This year’s edition of the fest was held on September 23- October 02.