38th Tehran International Short Film Festival: Official Selection Announced

38th Tehran International Short Film Festival: Official Selection Announced



TISFF public relations reports, according to international department of the festival, 59 foreign films  among 6402 films submitted to the festival are officially selected  for international competition program of 38th Tehran international short film festival.

The list of selected films is as follows:


The Game / Group Direction/F/ 10/ Kenya

Utopian South / Leonardo Uehara, Frankie Walker/E/ 5// Brazil

FRIEND   /Andrey Svetlov /F/ 21/ Belarus

Invitation / Sjoerd Martens /A/5/ Netherlands

DALIA/  Brúsi ÓLASON //F/ 16 //Iceland

The Fear   /Pawlina Carlucci Sforza/D/28/Poland

Fuelled   /Group Direction/A/9/Canada

A Birthday/Philippe Arsenault/F/21/Canada

Money/Arthur B. Senra, Sávio Leite/E/5/Brazil

Mom’s Hair   /Alexey Evstigneev/A/8/Russia

Titan/Valéry Carnoy/F/19/Belgium

Step into the river /Ma Weijia/A/15/China

Beyond is the day/Damian KOCUR/F/25/Poland

CHILD’S PLAY   /Lisa Hasenhütl/A/4/Austria

Impossible to say goodbye     /Yolanda Centeno/F/16/Spain

There is an insect inside me /Group Direction/A/4/India

Corte /Bernardo & Afonso RAPAZOTE /F/29/Portugal

Alone sleeps the water, frozen she awakes     /Sofia Petersen/E/5/Argentina

Starched Collars   /DANIEL RODRÍGUEZ RISCO/F/12/Peru

Flawless    /Nathan Franck/F/16/France


Nantong Nights   /Emma qian XU, Leopold Dewolf/F/12/France

The Land that Rises and Descends    /Moona PENNANEN/D/20/Finland

Walk with Kings/ Guillaume Senez/F/14/Belgium

A LITTLE CIRCUS    /Yoshiro OSAKA/F/27/Cambodia

Igor’s Mum’s tale of an old house, papers and photographs /Daria Kopiec/A/3/Poland

Whistle     /Ege Karakurt/F/12/Turkey

Motorcyclist’s Happiness Won’t Fit into His Suit/Gabriel HERRERA/F/10/Mexico

The Awakening of the insects /Stephanie LANSAQUE, Francois LEROY/A/14/France

Black Hole    /Tristan Aymon/F/29/Switzerland

Identification/Jean-François Comminges/E/10/France

Branka     /Ákos K. Kovács/F/20/Hungary

You Are Not a Kiwi   /Maria Saveleva/A/5/Estonia

Feeling Through /Doug ROLAND/F/18/United States

Buried in the Backyard/Diego Bauer/F/15/Brazil

Out O’ the Inkwell    /Adam Toutoungi, Andy Ortiz/A/7/United States

Nesting/Siiri HALKO/F/20/Finland

The last Maslow’s day     /Laurent PAILLOT/F/9/France

The Apartment   /Raphaël Frydman/D/7/France

Peel /Samuel PATTHEY, Silvain MONNEY/A/15/Switzerland

The Guard   /Héctor Fernández Cachón/F/22/Spain

Good German Work   Jannis Alexander KIEFER/F/14/Germany

Mule/Mariano Benayón, Carlos Balseiro/A/12/Spain

The Border Guard /Sven Gielnik/F/14/Germany

Anima Animae Animam/Group Direction/D/20/Spain

The Moogai   /Jon Bell/F/15/Australia

Clear Sky/Andrey Zamoskovny, Igor Tsoy/F/15/Russia

Songs from a faraway land/ /tuhinabha majumdar/F/24/India

To the last drop   /Simon SCHNELLMANN/A/6/Germany

The Duel   /Vlad Kozlov/F/18/United States

One Day   /Jiang JIN/D/24/China

Elle/Wael Assaf/F/16/Lebanon


That Summer, We Stayed at Home /Noelia R. Deza/F/21/Spain

Run for life /LIN, YI-XIANG, WU, BO-YI/A/8/Taiwan

Sideral   /Carlos Segundo/F/15/Brazil

Time Flows in Strange Ways on Sundays/Giselle LIN/F/17/Singapore

A little bit of Paradise   /Andrzej CICHOCKI/D/19/Poland

Qiao Er   /Li Xixian/F/14/China


The 38th Tehran international short film festival will be held between 19-24 October in Tehran, Iran. Since 2020, Tehran international short film festival is considered as an OSCAR® qualifying film festival by ACADEMY OF MOTION PICTURE ARTS AND SCIENCES.

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