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Canadian fest to play Iran’s ‘The Snipping Top’

Iran’s ‘The Snipping Top’ is to attend the Fantasia Int’l filmfest in Canada.

Iranian short title ‘The Snipping Top’ has been selected to attend the Fantasia International Film Festival in Canada.

Directed and produced by Shiva Momtahen, the short title will contend at the 24th official edition of the Canadian event which will be held online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“A kid is lost in his memories. We’ll accompany the kid on his dreams. In the end we’ll find out that the kid is now grown up…” a brief synopsis for ‘The Snipping Top’ reads.

According to a media report, the snipping top used in the animation symbolizes one’s nostalgic past and the wish one has to go back in time and live the childhood again.

The short title had its global premiere at the International Film Festival for Children and Youth in Isfahan, Iran.

The Fantasia International film Festival is an annual event in the city of Montreal in Canada.

The event has had the intention of attracting films from around the world to screen them for film enthusiast.

According to the official website of the event, it has succeeded achieving what it has intended.

This year’s edition of the fest will be held on August 20-September 2, 2020.