The jury panel of the festival honored ‘Branded’ directed by Fatemeh Mohammadi.
‘Branded’ is the story of Hafiz, a man who crosses the border to Afghanistan in order to help save the life of a woman and her little daughter.
The main actors of the film are Atefeh Amini, Mojtaba Bitarafan and Zeinab Jafari.
The short film has so far participated in several international festivals including the Girona Film Festival in Spain, the Jogja-NETPAC Asian Film Festival in Indonesia, the Short Shorts Film Festival in Japan, and the Festival of Nations in Austria.
The FRESCO is an annual festival that provides a great space for the reexamination of the “spiritual and cultural heritage; for cultural dialogue with people of other countries; for self-knowledge and raising the national consciousness in this context”.
The latest edition of the event was held on August 20-29, 2021.