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Trenton filmfest to screen ‘Better than Neil Armstrong’

The 13th Trenton Film Festival in the US is to screen ‘Better than Neil Armstrong’.

The 13th edition of the Trenton Film Festival in the US has scheduled to screen acclaimed Iranian short ‘Better than Neil Armstrong’.

Written and directed by Alireza Qasemi, the short title tells the story of four kids who start their journey to the moon with the mission of finding a mysterious place called The Redland, but the gates of The Redland are being guarded by a mischievous snake.

The short film has taken part at various global film events, including the 2020 Poppy Jasper International Film Festival in the US, the 20th Izmir International Short Film Festival in Turkey, the 2019 Lund International Fantastic Film Festival in Sweden, and the 18th Pune International Film Festival in India where it won the Best Live Action Short Film Director's award.

Qasemi’s flick has also been the recipient of the Best Cinematography and the Best Movie Soundtrack awards at the 15th Nahal Student Short Film Festival in Iran.

The Trenton Film Festival screens new, cutting-edge film of various genres from around the world, offering filmmakers the opportunity to interact with audiences and connect with other filmmakers at various stages in their career, according to an online film submission platform.

The 13th edition of the festival will take place in the city of Trenton on March 26-29, 2020.

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