Asghar Abbasi’s short film, with a theme on drug addiction and family issues, has been nominated for the best movie award at the 2020 edition of the Canadian event, which kicked off on November 5 and will announced the winners on November 9.
'Setin' is about an old love and a deep divide within a family. Where love overcomes the gap and prevents a separation. However, drugs can topple every home.
Abbasi has made more than 20 documentaries and short films; and ‘Setin’ is the director’s debut film which brought him multiple awards at some domestic film festivals.
The HECare Film Festival (HECFF) helps to create a platform for filmmakers to be seen and get them the industry exposure.
The HECFF has been devoted exclusively to the exploration of human-environment care, human rights issues, environment protection, with a special section this year (CoronaVirus and New World).