• Tue / 26 November 2019 / 11:06
  • Category: Culture and Art
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Iranian short film “Funfair” qualified for 2019 Academy Awards

Iranian short film “Funfair” qualified for 2019 Academy Awards

Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian short film “Funfair” directed by Kaveh Mazaheri won Best International Short award at 32nd Foyle Film Festival, qualifying for further consideration at the 2019 Academy Awards.

Funfair is directed by Kaveh Mazaheri and produced by Soroush Saeidi who was at the Brunswick Moviebowl to collect the award.

Foyle Film Festival is celebrating 20 years of Oscar affiliation and 10 years of BAFTA recognition with a programme of International and Irish short films and Animated Short films from across the globe.

Funfair tells the story of Majid, a young financially struggling man who comes up with a ploy in order to better the life of his wife Sarah.

Kaveh Mazaheri has had previous festival success with his film Retouch in 2017 which won at the Tribeca, Krakow and Palm Springs Film Festivals.

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