Directed and written by Sasan Karimi and produced by ifilm star Leila Boloukat and Saeed Dadgar, the 26-minute drama will compete at the 15th edition of the US event.
‘Ava’ narrates the story of a girl, named Ava, who finds her father after a long period of time. The father has been suffering from some mental disorders.
Like her father, Ava is an artist. She is in challenge with some social taboos and afraid of having a destiny like her father.
The cast list of the short flick includes Hana Kamkar, Mahmoud Nazaralian, Sohabanou Zolqadr, Mahsa Eqbali, Aram Yousefinia, Farzaneh Neshatkhah, Mostafa Parvin, and Bijan Kamkar.
According to the website of the Taos Shortz, “After a long uncertain COVID year, Taos Shortz Film Fest, the longest continually running film festival in New Mexico returns with a whole new selection of Global Short Films”.
The 15th edition of the event will be held on March 19-21, 2021.