Iran short film ‘Gaze’ has succeeded to receive Diploma of Honor for Best Short Film from the 21st edition of Guanajuato International Film Festival in Mexico.
Directed by Farnoush Samadi, the flick succeeded to shine at the Mexican film event by receiving Diploma of Honor for Best Short Film.
‘Gaze’ is about a woman who witnesses something happening inside a bus while commuting home from work. She has to decide whether to reveal it or not.
Written by Ali Asgari, the short film has so far represented Iran at a number of globally acclaimed film festivals, including the 70th Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland, the 34th Tehran Short Film Festival in Iran, and the 31st American Film Institute Festival in Hollywood, the US.
The 8th Cortisonici International Film Festival in Italy, the 22nd Regard International Short Film Festival in Canada, the 47th New Directors/New Films Festival at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the 2018 Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films in the US are also among the global experiences of ‘Gaze’.
Founded in 1988, Guanajuato International Film Festival provide a wholesome space for free expression and community interaction.
The 2018 edition of the event was slated for July 20-24.