Directed by Barzan Rostami, the 7-minute short work, is among the 37 films officially selected to vie at the International Film Competition section of the Polish event’s 18th edition.
‘Echo’ is about understanding and perception of wildlife and environmental abuse, as well as its consequences on human race.
The film has been showcased 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 Int’l Film Festival in Mexico brought it the Best Short Film award. In Polish Wlodzimiers Puchalski Int’l Nature filmfest, it grabbed a Special Jury Prize. And, the Pink City Int’l Short filmfest in India bestowed its Best Sound Designing award upon the film’s sound engineer, Hossein Chorchian.
The Krakow Mountain Festival is among the most important sport events in Poland. The event contains competition for polish and international movies.
This year’s edition of the fest is scheduled for December 12-13.