Directed by Barzan Rostami, the 7-minute title will be among the competing titles at the sixth edition of the US event.
‘Echo’ is about understanding and perception of wildlife and environmental abuse as well as its consequences on human race.
The film has so far taken part at a number of global events, including the Smaragdni eco film festival in Croatia, the R.E.D International Film Festival in Norway, the Snake Alley Festival of Film in the US and the International Tour Film Festival in Italy.
The film’s attendance at the Southern Cone International Film Festival in Mexico brought it the Best Short Film award of the event.
The GIDC is an independent film festival held in Washington.
It accepts and showcases films that are socially impactful.
This year’s edition of the event is slated for August 28-30, 2020.