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21st Animation Division Jury Selections

Hezar Afsan

Animated short film

Asghar SAFAR / Abbas JALALI YEKTA [Japan]


Hezar Afsan (One Thousand Myths) is a cut out animation based on the 11th-century Shahn- ameh, the book of kings by Ferdowsi. This animation is about a Deev (a white demon), who comes out of the mountain and attacks the city, stealing away the king. Finally, Ros- tam, the hero, nds the mountain which the Deev came from and saves the king.