22nd Animation Division New Face Award
Am I a Wolf?
Animated short film
Amir Houshang MOEIN ［Iran］
A short animation film, based on a poetry by an Iranian children’s book writer Afsaneh Shaban-nejad, was produced at the Institute for Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults (IIDCYA). Children are performing in school the familiar story of a wolf attacking herd animals. The scenes central to the piece is a nanny goat in grief for losing the yeanlings and an angry wolf face each other. The play ends when the wolf, hit by the lighting, falls into the river. After the show, while the children receive an applause, a child who played the violent wolf is shown crying by the river. The work, which is composed without any dialog, evokes thoughts among the viewers across the age and culture.