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I Am not Alice But Here is Wonderland

Director: Mahdieh Sadat Ahmadi Soleimani, 2019, Iran, 6 minutes, Animation

We cross the galaxies, cross different planets, and get to Earth. Alice lives with her family happily and she has friends such as the tree and the birds which has drawn them. she has a happy family. She figures out that the people on the other side of the window are different. They are like wild animals in her sight. Watching people is her habit till war starts and the city is bombed. She loses her family and the city is destroyed and Alice tries to save the only living leaves of the tree but she fells in the space and her painted birds save her and finally, she finds herself on the “little prince” planet.

Screening with: Shorts Program #2


I Am not Alice But Here is Wonderland
Sunday, Sept. 20th, 11:00 AM

Mahdieh Sadat Ahmadi Soleimani

Born in1982 in Mashhad, Iran. Graduated with MA in cinema from Tehran University of Art. Directed and produced about 11 short drama films and directed one short animation during 15 years of filmmaking. Also acted as an art director for “Flying Dream,” a short animation which has been entered into many film festivals. She has received some awards for “Visor” a short film she made in 2016.