Iranian director Behrouz Bagheri’s animated short film, The Hard Dream, has bagged award at the 7th Annual Noor Iranian Film Festival (NIFF) in Los Angeles.
Bagheri’s second production in short films, The Hard Dream, received the Best Animation award of the festival.
The drama depicts the story of a robot, working in a repair garage, who wishes to become a human.
The animation has been screened in 93 international film festivals and won 12 awards, including a highly prestigious award at the 2014 Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.
The film was showcased at the 2014 Fuencaliente Rural Film Festival in Spain, CutOut Fest International Animation Festival in Mexico as well as London Film Festival.
The Noor Iranian Film Festival supported by a non-profit, non-religious, and non-political organization, was created to shed light on Persian culture.
The 7th Noor Iranian Film Festival took place from October 17 to 22, 2014.