Iranian animation ‘Empty View’ is slated to be screened at the California Independent Film Festival.
Directed by Ali Zare-Qanatnowi, the flick is to compete with animations from around the world.
‘Empty View’ depicts an old woman looking for the return of her missing son from the battle ground of an imposed war.
Nominated for best animation award at the 2018 Asians on Film Festival in the US and the 4th Bengal's International Film Festival in India, ‘Empty View’ has also gone on screen at the 13th Athens Animfest in Greece, the 2018 London City Film Awards in the UK, the 2018 FRICINE Festival in Brazil, the 2018 Tbilisi International Animation Festival in Georgia, the 6th My Mumbai International Film Festival in India, and the 7th Southampton International Film Festival in the UK.
Launched in 1997, the California Independent Film Festival (CAIFF) is one of the most successful and fastest growing film festivals in California.
The 2018 edition of the event kicked off on December 15, 2018.