Barzan Rostami’s 7-minute short work will be among the competition titles of the American event’s 11th edition.
‘Echo’ is about understanding and perception of wildlife and environmental abuse, as well as its consequences on human race.
The film has been screened 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 flick’s screening at the Southern Cone International Film Festival in Mexico brought it the Best Short Film award.
The competition lineup for the OC Film Festival is comprised of 50 award-winning films from around the world.
This year’s edition of the event is scheduled to be held online due to the pandemic on October 15-25.