International Line Up: 39th Tehran International Short Film Festival

International Line Up: 39th Tehran International Short Film Festival

Tehran International Short Film Festival (TISFF) announces its selected films to compete in the international program of its 39th edition.

According to the international Affairs department of TISFF, this year more than 5000 films from 131 countries were submitted to the festival and 59 films amongst them were chosen by the international selection committee to compete in international section.

Since 2020, TISFF is an ACADEMY AWARDS® qualifying event and the winner of its Grand Prix will be introduced to OSCARS®.

The list of selected films goes as follows:


Title Director Country Genre DURATION
The Bones Cristóbal León, Joaquín Cociña Chile Animation 14
Humans Are Dumber When Crammed Up Together Laurène Fernandez FRANCE Animation 4
PASAJERO (Passenger) Juan Pablo Zaramella Argentina Animation 10
The House of Loss Jinkyu Jeon Japan Animation 9.5
DISCONNECTED HEAD Andreas Hans Duerr Germany Animation 7
How I Grew Up Yufei Liu China Animation 8
Magnified City Isaku Kaneko Japan Animation 12
MERRY BIG MESS Group Directing France Animation 7
PINOCCHIO Group Directing France Animation 6
Absence Marc Héricher France Animation 10
salvation has no name Joseph Wallace United Kingdom Animation 17
Sounds of Weariness Taymour Boulos Lebanon Documentary 12
The empty sphere Stéphanie Roland Micronesia, Federated States of Documentary 20
BLACK WAGON Adilet Karzhoev Kyrgyzstan Documentary 24
A Winter’s Elegy Aakash Chhabra India Documentary 21
RETREAT Anabela Angelovska germany Documentary 30
HEIMAT Giovanni Montagnana ITALY Documentary 20
Just 10 Watts Oier Fuentes SPAIN Documentary 19
Infinity Milan Zulic Switzerland Experimental 6
Antipode Oliver Folcarelli denmark Experimental 2
In Memory Of Mattia Bioli Italy Experimental 6
Please Leave a Message After the Tone Risto-Pekka Blom Finland Experimental 11
BINARY Elza Grimm AUSTRIA Experimental 10.5
Esterno Giorno (Exterior day) Giulia Magno ITALY Experimental 8
Parasite Family Prapat Jiwarangsan Thailand Experimental 5
DESCARTES Concha Barquero SPAIN Experimental 21
Tvornica filmova (film Factory) Silvestar Kolbas CROATIA Experimental 15
Lázadás (Revolt) Bálint Erkel HUNGARY Experimental 8
SENILITY Mattia Tognoni Italy Fiction 15
The Headhunter’s Daughter Don Josephus Raphael Eblahan Philippines Fiction 15
UOGOS- CHERRIES Vytautas Katkus LITUANIA Fiction 15
Intercom 15 Andrei Epure Romania Fiction 22
Murder Tongue Ali Sohail Jaura Pakistan Fiction 17.5
Tan. Dery Prananda Indonesia Fiction 24
Fatjona Steve Bache Germany Fiction 27.5
The rat Zhantemir Baimukhamedov Kazakhstan Fiction 29
Spring Days Imad Badi Morocco Fiction 18.5
Handstand Ovsanna Shekoyan Armenia Fiction 15
WAID Lorenz Piehl Germany Fiction 20
MIMINE Simon Laganière Canada Fiction 13.5
MONSTERS Frank Tremblay Canada Fiction 15
MOTHER’S DAY Patryk Kaflowski Poland Fiction 10.5
Old Windows Maythem Ridha United kingsdom Fiction 17
Invisible Border Mark Siegfried Gerstorfer Austria Fiction 27
Malabar Maximilian Badier-Rosenthal France Fiction 22.5
Breakpoint Nicolas PANAY France Fiction 16.5
All on Germania Behraz Raphael Ghobadloo Germany Fiction 22
Same Old Lloyd Lee Choi US Fiction 15
Mutations Govinda Van Maele Luxembourg Fiction 10
Aska Clara Milo Canada Fiction 14
LIVE Mara Tamkovich Poland Fiction 13
A Broken Fan (Before the big collapse) Assaad Khoueiry Lebanon Fiction 12.5
The Address Aram Dildar Turkey Fiction 15
Action Benoît MONNEY Switzerland Fiction 7
Voltige Michael Dousse United States of America Fiction 14
Between the words Farid Ismaïl Luxembourg Fiction 14.5
Ali and his miracle sheep Maythem Ridha iraq/ UK Fiction 27

39th edition of Tehran international short film festival will be held between 19-24 October in Tehran, Iran.

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