Discovering the Next Generation of Iranian Filmmakers©


Director: Sheyda Kashi, 2022, Iran, 8 minutes, Animation

A country occupied by foreigners, and there is only one survivor left. The occupiers have changed everything: Streets, names, languages, flags… The survivors have been fighting for thirty-seven years. Endless war, with undeniable reality…

Screening with: Shorts Program #2


Sunday, Sept. 18th, 11:00 AM

Sheyda Kashi

Sheyda Kashi was born in 1992 in Iran. She started her artistic career by writing short stories. When she was 23 years old, she graduated from the university of art. Then, she decided to choose animation as a perfect and unique medium for making her stories. Her first short and independent animation (Bystander) finished in 2017.

“Bystander” has been selected in more than 40 international film festivals and won 7 prizes. Her second animation (Irreversible) finished in January 2022. She made that with the financial support of “The Documentary and Experimental Film Center”.