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Iranian animation wins at Toronto Eastern Breeze festival

Iranian animation wins at Toronto Eastern Breeze festival
Iranian animationRed Linedirected by Mona Abdollah Shahi has garnered the first prize at the 2013 Eastern Breeze International Film Festival in the Canadian city of Toronto.
The festivals jury honored Abdollah Shahis latest creation with the Best Animation Prize.

The nine minute animation features a turtle and a lizard that are caught up in a cross fire. A decision by the turtle can put an end to the occurred problem but other incidents interrupt the result.

Iranian actor and children film director Hamid Jebeli was among the jury members of this years event.

Jebeli was also the festivals special guest to take part in Q&A sessions after screenings of his works.

Experienced in acting, photography and theater industry, JebelisSon of Mary,White DreamandAutumnwere some of his works that were screened and reviewed at the event.

Over 80 movies from 35 countries in various genres of documentary, fiction and animation were screened during two-week festival in Torontos Carlton Cinema .

The Sound of Ghostfrom Russia received the festivals Best Documentary Award while the Best Fiction Award went toThe Needlefrom the United States.

At this years festival the participated movies were required to focus on the issue of East.

Eastern Breeze International Film Festival is an annual film festival held in Toronto, Canada, which previews short films, mid length films of all genres, which contains an eastern taste or philosophy.

The 2013 edition of the festival was held from October 11 through 29.

By Press TV

 

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