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Iranian short film ‘The Pitman’ to vie in Brazil

Iran’s ‘The Pitman’ is to vie at the 2020 Lobo Fest – Int’l filmfest in Brazil.

The Lobo Fest - International Film Festival in Brazil has selected Iranian short film ‘The Pitman’ to vie at its 12th edition.

Directed by Neda Haji-Mirzaee, the short film narrates the story of a boy who is insulted on the day of his mother's funeral when her body is carelessly thrown into the grave.

The day after, he is home alone with his grandfather. The grandfather faints and the boy thinks he is dead. He would like to bury him with dignity.

The Lobo Fest hosts 50 short films that compete in four categories.

Due to the situation caused by coronavirus outbreak, the 2020 edition of the festival will be held entirely online.

The festival’s program includes online screening of all films, live interviews with directors and other live events.

This edition of the event will be held on November 27-December 6.