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‘Son of the Sea’ to vie at Annecy Fest

‘Son of the Sea’ by Abbas Jalali-Yekta had made way into the 2019 Annecy Int'l Animation Film Festival in France.

‘Son of the Sea’ directed by Abbas Jalali-Yekta had made way into the competition program of the 2019 edition of the Annecy International Animation Film Festival in France.

The short tells the story of a man who lives in a house with his wife and the illusion of their son on the wall! This hallucination gradually creates complications in their lives.

‘Son of the Sea’ will be screened in the “Perspectives Short Films in Competition” section of the festival.

Among the members of the jury for the category are Amelia Chiew, Zosie Golding and Fahim Arif Motahar.   

Earlier report by ifilm has also announced that ‘Am I a Wolf?’ by Amir-Houshang Moein will be Iran’s other chance to win the event.

Over 200 films have been shortlisted to screen in the official selection of the festival, which will take place in the southeastern French town of Annecy from June 10 to 15, 2019.

The two animations will compete with 21 other titles from Ghana, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, Canada, China, Croatia, South Korea, USA, Colombia, Greece, Brazil, Estonia, Lithuania, and Peru.

The Annecy International Animation Film Festival, created in 1960, is one of the four international animated film festivals sponsored by the Association Internationale du Film d'Animation (ASIFA).