The film directed by Komeil Soheili, grabbed the best short film award in contention with 41 other films from around the world.
‘Coexist’ represented Iran alongside other Iranian movie ‘Gando’ by Teymour Ghaderi.
The film is about a blind captain living on Hormuz Island in Southern Iran.
He starts making some traditional bread using three unexpected elements from the island.
The man fishes by his one of a kind ability to hear the sound of fish in the ocean.
‘Coexist’ will soon attend the Terres Travel Festival-Films and Creativity in Spain too.
Soheili is a young prolific Iranian filmmaker and documentarian who has so far gained lots of international recognitions for his works such as ‘Baraka, the Cow’, ‘The Little Plant’, ‘So Far, So Close’ and ‘Branches and Brushes’.
Launched in 2003, the Seize the Film uhvati film festival showcases films that are related to the subject of disability.
The event not only accepts and screens films, but also holds filmmaking workshops, exhibitions and panel discussions.
This year’s edition of the fest was held on September 23-29, 2020.