Iran short film 'AniMal' has been scheduled to screen at Brno 16 international short film festival in the Czech Republic.
Co-directed by Bahman and Bahram Ark, the film tells the story of a man who wants to cross over the border illegally. To gain what he wishes for, he hunts a ram and decides to escape disguised as the animal.
The flick has so far gained several awards and nominations from prestigious international festivals, including the second prize of 2017 Cinéfondation Festival de Cannes.
Some other awards for the film include Best Director award of the Rio de Janeiro International Short Film Festival and an award for most innovative short film from the 23rd MedFilm Festival in Italy.
As the oldest local international festival, Brno 16 is a four-day international competition of selected short non-commercial live-action fiction films.
The 59th edition of the festival is slated for October 10-13, 2018.