TISFF announces international lineup 

October 17, 2018 - 18:12

TEHRAN – The 35th edition of the Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF) has announced its official international lineup.

Over 70 films from different countries will be competing in the event, which will take place in the Iranian capital from November 9 to 14, the organizers announced on Wednesday.

The films will be screened in the four categories of animated, fiction, experimental and documentary movies.

“Late Afternoon” by Louise Bagnall from Ireland, “5 Euros” by Serge Élissalde from France, “Confino” by Nico Bonomolo from Italy, “Railment” by Shunsaku Hayashi from Japan, “Circuit” by Delia Hess from Switzerland and  “Black Dog” by Joshua Tuthill from the U.S. are among the animated films competing.

About 30 movies, including “Fifteen” by Sameh Alaa from Egypt, “Counterfeit Kunkoo” by Reema Sengupta from India, “A Gentle Night” by Qiu Yang from China, “Harbor” by Stefanie Kolk from the Netherlands, “Aria” by Myrsini Aristidou from Cyprus, “Fauve” by Jérémy Comte from Canada and “Time Traveler” by Steve Kenny from Ireland, will be screened in the fiction competition.

Nine films, including “For Rest” by Shinys Isobe from Japan, “Interceptor” by Risto-Pekka Blom from Finland, “Erinnerungen aus Deutsch” by Christian Zipfel from Germany, “Edge of Alchemy” by Stacey Steers from the U.S. and “The Divine Way” by Ilaria Di Carlo from Germany, have been selected to be screened in the experimental section.

The documentary competition features 13 films, including “Return” by Pang-Chuan Huang and “Mon Amour Mon Ami” by Adriano Valerio, both from France, “Mother and Baby” by Mia Mullarkey from Ireland, “Sub Terrae” by Nayra Sanz Fuentes from Spain and “Reminiscences” by Maki Satake from Japan.

A jury composed of Virgil Widrich from Austria, Per Fikse from Norway, Mick Hannigan from Ireland, Sari Volanen from Finland, Thom Palmen from Sweden, and Krzysztof Gierat from Poland will judge the films.

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