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Canada fest honors Iran short ‘Goodbye Olympics’

Waterwalker Filmfest in Canada honors Iran short ‘Goodbye Olympics’.

The Waterwalker Film Festival (WWFF) in Canada has honored Iranian short film ‘Goodbye Olympics’.

Directed by Mojtaba Pourbakhsh, the 18-minute short has won the honorable mention at the 2020 edition of the Canadian film event.

A brief synopsis for the flick reads, “Maria is a Kayaking champion waiting to leave for a race held in France which is an Olympics Qualifying event. The departure of her team will be cancelled over some emerging problems”.

‘Goodbye Olympics’ has so far attended a number of international events, including the Triste Para Sempre (Sad Forever) Film Festival in Portugal.

ifilm star Ramin Rastad, Farajollah Golsefidi, Houman Javadi, Mehri Alaqa, Tahereh Amouzadeh, Asghar Sandousi, Morteza Ghadiri and Maryam Jahani are some of the cast members of the short.

The international distribution of the flick in with the Limoo Film Company.

Established in 1987, the Waterwalker Film Festival is among the longest running film events in Canada which is powered by Waterwalker, a non-profit Organisation.