Iranian short film ‘Birthday Night’ is slated to vie at the Rhode Island International Film Festival in US.
Written and directed by Omid Shams, the short film will represent Iran at the 23rd edition of the festival.
Five other Iranian short films are also present at the American event.
The film narrates the story of two friends and business partners, Ahmad and Ali, who face unexpected challenges on their birthday night.
The short has attended several global events, including the Clermont-Ferrand Film Festival in France as well as the International Amity Short Film Festival and the 6th Mercy to the Universe International Film Competition, both in Turkey.
‘Birthday Night’ won the Special Jury Award at the 16th Wegiel Film Festival in Poland.
The 23rd edition of Rhode Island International Film Festival will take place in the US state on August 6-11, 2019.