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US awards Iran short ‘Limit’

Iranian short ‘Limit’ has won an award at the Woodbury Film Festival.

Iranian short ‘Limit’ has won an award at the Woodbury Film Festival.

Directed by Javad Daraei, the film grabbed best film award at the 2020 edition of the American event.

 The 7-minute short film is the story of a man in a quiet neighborhood who asks people for help until someone enters his home.

Daraei’s film, shot in the Iranian province of Alborz, is a creative depiction of the struggles disabled people face on a daily basis out of fear of being misjudged by society.

Screenings of ‘Limit’ have been held at international film festivals across the world including in Italy, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Norway, Russia, the US, and the UK.

The short film has received a long list of awards to include Best Picture from the 6th Bleedingham Short Horror Film Festival, Best Drama from the Niagara County Community College Film and Animation Festival, and Best Foreign Short Film at the 3rd Tryon International Film Festival, all in the US.

The list goes on with awards for Best Actor at the 2nd Piggy Bank Film Festival in India, Best Short Film from the 2018 Unknown Film Festival in Russia, and Best Fiction at the 10th Southampton Film Week in the UK among others.

The second edition of the festival was held on March 6-8, 2020 in the US.