Director: Farkhondeh Torabi, 2016, USA, 6 minutes, Animation
Amoo Nowruz is one of the ancient Persian legends. Symbolically, the arrival of spring and Persian New Year illustrated by a story of a woman, who counting down days to see her love. She has everything ready for his arrival; however she falls asleep on the promised date…
Screening with: The Tribute
Saturday, Sep 24th, 05.30 PM
She started making short animations in 1991and has made about 10 short animations. Her most notable film to date has been Shangoul o Mangoul. This animation has received more than 15 prizes include: Certificate of merit Chicago Film Festival; Silver Poznan Goats for best animated film, Ale Kino; Golden Cairo for the best animation; Best Asian film, Silver Elephant award, Hyderabad; Tadgell’s BlueBell honor award, Auburn; Golden Butterfly Isfahan; Three Crystal Birds from 2nd Tehran international animation festival; Mention special du jury festival du film d’animation, pour la jeunesse, France; Award of best short animation film from Golden Palmetto international film festival; Award from 15th Zagreb international film festival;Award of best short film from 5th Sousse international film festival; Award of best film from Visamburg international film festival Bronze prize from 34th WorldFast international film festival, Houston, Best Asian film, pizaf international film festival.