History of animation films in Iran goes back to 1950’s, decades after it was invented. Since then, despite all the obstacles from lack of equipment to lack of knowledge, the animation films still were made by aspiring filmmakers all the way through the present time. With the latest technology and dedicated filmmakers, the highest number of animation films are being made today in Iran. Iranian Film Festival dedicates its Spotlight on Animation Cinema in Iran, created by a group of talented artists by showing: Run Rostam Run, the International, Mr. Deer, Bystander, Alphabet, Saba, Mind.
The Bystander directed by Sheyda Kashi, Independent Iranian Artist.
The 11th Annual Iranian Film Festival – San Francisco will be held September 22-23, 2018.