Elephantbird

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    Elephantbird

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    Afghanistan, Iran

    2018

    15 min

    • Dari

    Drama

    A mini-bus is on a journey across the mountains to Kabul. Each person on the bus has a reason to take this journey. An old man is traveling to give a turkey to his grandchild, as his last wish before dying. However, the main road is blocked by insurgents. They decide to use an alternative road, which is not very secure, and there is still the possibility of getting caught by insurgents.

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Gholam Farouq Baraki
    Hashmat Fanaei
    Naser Hashemi
    Alavi Sayed Murteza
    Mahal Wak
    Cinematography
    Said Ahmad Waqef Hosseini
    Music
    Tin Soheili
    Production
    SIMIYA FILM
    Amir Masoud Soheili

    Amir Masoud Soheili

    Iran

    Amir Masoud Soheili is an awarded filmmaker, festival director and programmer. He was one of the seven most honored Iranian short filmmakers in 2015. He was born in 1988 in Mashhad, Iran. He studied cinema in Indonesia and South Korea. With his second short film BLUE EYED BOY (2014), he won twenty international awards from more than 140 international film festivals. He was a member of the juries of Yogya Netpac Asian Film Festival, Viddsee Juree awards in Indonesia, Avanca International Film Festival in Portugal, SAARC Film Festival in Sri Lanka and International Documentary, Short Film Festival of Kerala in India and Malatya International Film Festival in Turkey. He is also a co-founder and creative director of Asia Peace Film Festival in Pakistan. His last short film, ELEPHANTBIRD, was shot in Afghanistan.