“Sky Sun, Tile Sun” shines at Golden Beggar film festival

TEHRAN – Iranian short film “Sky Sun, Tile Sun” won the children’s jury award for best animation at the 27th Golden Beggar International Film Festival in Slovakia.

After a period of war in this film, the tiled wall is shattered, the sun can no longer play its traditional role, and darkness is everywhere. But the people unite and help build a new sun.

Directed by Ziba Arzhang, the film was selected as the best animated film at the Tracce Cinematografiche Film Fest in Italy in July. The film was produced by the Center for Documentary and Experimental Film.

The Golden Beggar is the first and oldest international festival of local TV channels, which takes place every year in Košice.

The winners of this year’s edition were announced on Saturday.

The Grand Prix Golden Beggar Award for the production company went to “Ala Kachuu” (“Take and Run”) by Maria Brendle from Switzerland.

Serbian director Predrag Todorovic’s “Djurdjevdan Is Yet to Come” won the Grand Prix Golden Beggar Award for local television.

The Golden Beggar Award for a Young Author went to “Suburban Tale” by Péter Goretic from Hungary.

“School is not secondary” co-directed by Alberto Valtellina and Paolo Vitali from Italy won the special prize – Life with Corona.

In our second year of COVID-19, the film shows us a different way of approaching teaching, an inclusive way of looking at confrontation, a productive way of turning the boring into something interesting, stimulating and challenging. provocative.

Photo: A scene from the Iranian film “Sky Sun, Tile Sun” directed by Ziba Arzhang.


Darcy J. Skinner

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