The short animation is produced by the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children & Young Adults and directed by Seyyed-Hassan Soltani.
The 10-minute flick is about a winter which gets lengthy and a fisherman who is waiting for the spring to arrive.
Bored with the waiting, he tries to find out why the spring is late.
But he cannot find any answer until he sees a beautiful blossom.
Launched in 2010 in Sofia, the Golden Kuker is the first animation film festival in Bulgaria.
The IAFF is a platform to showcase the best of global and Bulgarian animations aiming at promoting the creativity of this art.
This year’s edition of the IAFF will be held online on September 1-6, 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
‘This Side, Other Side’ by Lida Fazli, ‘Greyish’ by Eqbal Shirzaee-Sani, ‘Rainy Recollection’ by Masoud Qodsieh, ‘Mr. Indifferent’ by Aryasb Feiz, ‘Tangle’ by Maliheh Gholamzadeh, ‘The Secret of Pond’ by Mani Vatandoust, ‘Hero’ by Kianoush Abedi, as well as ‘Malayz’ by Leila Ahang, Sara Hanif, Maryam Alavi and Marziyeh Kordlou are the other Iran representatives at the Bulgarian event.
Iran’s animated short title ‘Am I a Wolf?’ by Amir-Houshang Moeen grabbed Best Short film made for kids award at the 2019 edition of the Golden Kuker - Sofia.