Iranian short film ‘A Trivial Thing’ has garnered the Best Iranian Short Film award at the fifth edition of the Avalonia Film Festival (AFF) in the US.
Directed by Seyyed-Morteza Sabz-Qaba, the short film narrates the story of a young man who wishes to become an actor and play on theatre stages.
Also written by Sabz-Qaba, the short film’s cast includes Majid Ardalan and Ali Qasemi.
The 12-minute short has already participated in a number of global film events, including the Kanyakumari International Film Festival in India, the Merida Film Festival in Mexico, the Lift-Off International Film Festival in the UK, the 4th Venice International Film Festival and the Alter do Chao Film Festival in Brazil.
The AFF is a space for international films to compete and for filmmakers to share their view with the world.
The fifth edition of the AFF was held on November 7, 2020.