The SUNCINE | Ficma México International Environmental Film Festival has shortlisted Iranian animation ‘Rainy Recollection’ for its 2020 official selection.
Masoud Ghodsieh’s animated piece will be taking part in the short animation competition section of the 12th edition of the SUNCINE fest, which will run online on November 4-7 due to the pandemic.
‘Rainy Recollection’ is a 7:30-minute real-fantasy animation that tells the story of a lost love.
“A girl and a boy are playing next to a hill. The girl is suddenly lost and the boy looks for the girl his entire life,” reads as a brief summery to the film.
‘Rainy Recollection’ was a participant in the 12th Tehran International Animation Festival. The animated flick is also the recipient of the Best Animation Award from the 2019 Sever do Vouga International Film Festival in Portuguese.
The short animation was previously screened at the 11th International Animation Film Festival (IAFF) - Golden Kuker Sofia in Bulgaria.
Created in 1993, the SUNCINE International Environmental Film Festival is the world’s oldest film festival in its genre. Using audiovisuals as a tool and language, the festival is aimed at raising awareness and sensitivity on the state of the environment and sustainability.