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Golden Kuker fest to exhibit ‘Rainy Recollection’ from Iran

Int’l Animation Film Festival - Golden Kuker Sofia in Bulgaria is to screen Iranian animation ‘Rainy Recollection’.

The International Animation Film Festival (IAFF) - Golden Kuker Sofia in Bulgaria has shortlisted Iranian animation ‘Rainy Recollection’ for its 2020 official selection.

Masoud Ghodsieh’s animated piece will be attending the short animation section of the 11th edition of the festival. This section of IAFF is dedicated to films made in less than 10 minutes.

Besides Iran, a batch of 48 films from Germany, Argentina, England, the USA, Bulgaria, Japan, India, North Korea, etc. are also participating in this section of the festival.

‘Rainy Recollection’ is a 7:30-minute real-fantasy animation that tells the story of a lost love.

“A girl and a boy are playing next to a hill. The girl is suddenly lost and the boy looks for the girl his entire life,” reads as a brief summery to the title.

‘Rainy Recollection’ is the attendee of the 12th Tehran International Animation Festival. The animated flick is also the recipient of the Best Animation Award from the 2019 Sever do Vouga International Film Festival in Portuguese.

Ghodsieh is not the only participant from Iran as acclaimed animation ‘This Side, Other Side’ by Lida Fazli also makes another IAFF contender from Iran.  

As reported by the event’s official website, IAFF is a bridge between professionals from all over the world and succeeds in showing the best of Bulgarian and world animation, aiming to stimulate the creative expressions of animators from all over the world.

Over coronavirus concerns, the 11th round of IAFF is rescheduled from May to September 1-6, 2020.