TEHRAN – “Orthodontics” by Iranian filmmaker Mohammadreza Mayghani won a distinctive jury mention at Filmfest Dresden, a German international short film pageant, the organizers declared on Sunday.
The film obtained the particular point out in the Golden Horseman Shorter Film Intercontinental Level of competition judged by a jury consisting of Mariana Hristova, John Canciani and Martina Scarpelli.
“This movie stood out among the the titles in level of competition: It’s awkward, it’s surreal, it is imaginative, it’s first, it’s colorful, and nonetheless dark at the similar time,” the jury reported in its statement.
The motion picture follows Amitis, a teenage woman who has generally experienced to put on orthodontics headgear and is less than strain mainly because of her orthodontic remedy. She all of a sudden does a weird factor to her buddy Sarah.
The Iranian flicks “The Fourth Wall” and “Form” were also screened in other classes of the pageant, but unsuccessful to earn an award.
“Heltzear” by Mikel Gurrea from Spain gained the prize money of €7,500 and the Golden Horseman for most effective small movie.
“The title of the movie originates from the verbs to hold, to expand and to arrive,” the jury reported.
“It portrays the course of action of overcoming personalized grief arising from the legacy of collective trauma as a result of actual physical difficulties. By strengthening the human body and as a result strengthening the head, the protagonist finds a way to glimpse in advance. Simply just staged, but layered, the film’s condensed storytelling and coherent design proves nevertheless all over again that a lot less is more,” the jury additional.
“Anxious Body”, a co-creation concerning Japan and France by Yoriko Mizushiri, gained the prize income of €7,500 and the Golden Horseman for finest shorter animated film.
In its assertion, the jury mentioned, “This film tickles the viewer by discovering the textures and types, as properly as the multifaceted sensuality of the human overall body. By an intimate and ambiguous exploration, it demonstrates how shut satisfaction and agony could be. Tactile, dreamlike and contemplative, the film phases the author’s distinctive inventive design and style in conditions of the visual aesthetics and seem design and style.”
The Golden Horsemen of the Viewers International Level of competition and the prize revenue of €3,000 went to “Mily Tati” (“LOVE, Dad”), a Czech-Slovakia co-production by Diana Cam Van Nguyen.
“Techno, Mama” by Saulius Baradinskas from Lithuania was picked as ideal in the youth global competitiveness.
Photograph: “Orthodontics” by Iranian filmmaker Mohammadreza Mayghani.