September 19, 2019

Bengali

Iran’s “Child Eater” wins grand prix at Danish festival

Published: September 2, 2019 

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“Child Eater” by Iranian director Mohammad Kart has won the HCA award, the grand prix of the OFF – Odense International Film Festival in Denmark, the organizers have announced.

“Child Eater”, also known as “Pedovore”, is about a teenage boy laborer who falls in love with a teenage girl.

It was picked as best short film at the Iran Cinema Celebration last year.“Fun Factory”, a co-production between Norwegian-German co-directed by Lisa Brooke Hansen and Even Hafnor won the OFF Storyteller Award.

The OFF Artist Award went to “Nursery Rhymes” by Tom Noakes from Australia.The OFF – Odense International Film Festival OFF, which is an Oscar-qualifying short film event, took place in Odense from August 26 to September 1. / Tehran times /