A Lineup of three Iranian short films has been scheduled to vie at the Baku International Short Film Festival in Azerbaijan.
Two of the selected Iranian titles are Behnam Asadollahi’s ‘The Heavy Shadows of the Crow’ and ‘Elders’ directed by Parisa Sedaei-Azar and Ramin Farzaneh. They will be in competition at the Fiction category of the event.
Ameneh Monshizadeh’s animation ‘Parivash’ is also the third title which is set to compete at the Animation section of the festival.
A tagline for ‘The Heavy Shadows of the Crow’ reads, “And the Humans grow out of the soil”.
Established in 2004, the Baku International Short Film Festival aims to review and discuss films and select the best ones. It also means to be a medium through which locals filmmakers can widen their horizons and get to know internationals trends.
This year, the event holds its 10th edition; and films from Egypt, Sweden, Germany and Russia are in attendance.
The event is slated for November 6-9, 2019.