Iranian “Kitten” shines in Belarus

Upated on :April 21, 2014

After being screened in the short film completion section of 37th Annecy film festival, Shiva Sadegh Asadi’s “The Kitten” received the diploma in the Best Director’s Solution of the 16th International Animated Film Festival Animaevka that was held in Mogilev on 16-18 August, 2013.

Partaking in the movie contest “I am yet not a magician, I am only learning”  The kitten vied with about 60 works from 14 children’s animation studios. It’s also supposed to be screened on Belarusian TV.

It should be added that this sand painting short animated film has already won two national and international awards of the 8th Tehran international animation festival.

About 170 movies from 26 countries were screened at the 16th edition of Animaevka in which “white pigeon next to the mirror” by Maryam Khalilzadeh and “night song” by Moein Samadi were shown along with “kitten” in the completion section.

Held in 1998 for the first time, Animaevka seeks to popularize the best world’s and Belarusian animation movies, support animation film industry and bolster cultural ties between Belarus and the participating countries.


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