Directed by Yousef Kargar, ‘Gabriel’ is now in the running at the 24th edition of the Flickers’ Rhode Island event which is one of the top 10 short film festivals in the United States.
‘Gabriel’ has been picked from among over 6500 movies from 91 countries, including Canada, Poland, Italy, the UK, France, Norway, Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Ireland, Peru, and Egypt among others.
The flick narrates the story of a father who is in a real quandary. He has to decide under difficult conditions among love, faith, and conscience.
Back in April 30, the film was shown at the 20th Ivy Film Festival in the US.
The cast includes Yousef Yazdani, Shabnam Yousefi, Ali Mokaram, Sina Faramarz, Manzar Asghari, and Rasoul Omranifar.
In 2001, the RIIFF has been selected as a qualifying festival for Best Short Subject through the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
The screening event was launched on August 4 and will run through August 9, 2020.