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‘Limit’ to vie at Detmold filmfest in Germany

Iranian short film ‘Limit’ has been qualified for the International Short Film Festival Detmold in Germany.

Iranian short film ‘Limit’ has been qualified for the International Short Film Festival Detmold in Germany.

Directed by Javad Daraei, the short will vie at the competition section of the 16th edition of the German event.

‘Limit’ was selected among over 3000 works received from 75 countries by the festival.

Daraee adopts a spiritual viewpoint in his movies, this time utilizing a narrative that aims at challenging the status quo regarding the rights of the disabled.

‘Limit’ depicts the trials and tribulations of handicapped people in their daily lives; issues that irk them given all the snap judgment around.

It has won many awards at many global events, including the 7th St Cloud Film Fest, the 2nd Miami FearFest, the international Hollywood Hills Awards, the 3rd Tryon International Film Festival, the 6th Bleedingham short horror film festival, the 7th Speechless Film Festival, the 2nd Sigmund Freud Film Festival & Challenge, the 2020 Woodbury Film Festival, the 12th Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival, and the Niagara County Community College Film and Animation Festival, all in the US.

Its admirations go on with Best Actor Award from the 2nd Piggy Bank Film Festival in India, Best Short Film Award at the 2018 Unknown Film Festival in Russia, honorable mention at the 9th Cinefest International Film Festival in Brazil, Grand Jury Award at the 10th International Festival Entr’2 marches in France, award for Best Fiction at the 10th Southampton Film Week 2017 in the UK, as well as Best Director award at the 2019 Global Short Film Awards in France and the US.

“The ISFF Detmold celebrates high-quality films by up-and-coming innovative filmmakers from all around the globe,” The official website of the event wrote.

Every year, the festival receives more than 3,000 short film submissions from about 80 countries, focusing on non-commercial short films: Documentary, animated, experimental and feature films.

The 16th edition of Detmold filmfest is slated for October 23-25, 2020.