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‘The Servant’ bags two more international awards

TEHRAN, Oct. 06 (MNA) – Iranian short animated piece ‘The Servant’ directed by Farnoush Abedi has shined at two more international film festivals increasing its tally of awards to 20.

In its 100th international appearance, The Servant scooped was chosen as the best production at 2017 Corto Creativo Short Film Festival in Mexico as well as in Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival in the US.

The Servant narrates the familiar story of a master and his servant, the story of a writer’s encounter with a gigantic insect: a cockroach. The cockroach becomes a servant but gradually begins to realize that it deserves better conditions, so it tries to turn the table and change the game in its own favor. The man, however, attempts to preserve the current situation but soon realizes that the game has no rules.

The Iranian short film has previously won a number of international awards including best short animation award for February at London Independent Film Festival, second Best Animation Award at the 20th San Francisco Black Film Festival (SFBFF), and Best Short Animation award at the 2017 Silver Scream Festival in California, US.

The Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival (HSHFF) is an independent film festival conceived with the idea that ‘filmmakers know films’ and that talented film-making will inspire, amaze and educate. The 5th Annual HSHFF was held from Sept 21st to 24th, 2017 in Arizona, US.

The 2017 Corto Creativo International Short Film Showcase UDCI was held in Tijuana, Mexico.

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