‘Bitter Sea’ selected as semi-finalist at BIFA

TEHRAN, Oct. 28 (MNA) – Short film ‘Bitter Sea’ by Iranian filmmaker Fateme Ahmadi has made it into the semi-finalist list for Best British Short Film consideration at the 21st British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) in United Kingdom.

‘Bitter Sea’ has been selected along with 14 other titles as a semi-finalist for BIFA’s Best British Short Film consideration. Five films out of this shortlist will be considered as the final candidates for the award.

Written and directed by Fateme Ahamdi, ‘Bitter Sea’ is a short film about “a Romanian single mother who has recently escaped from an abusive husband and fled to London to build a better future for her daughter. She’s found a job and place to live, but the landlord has a strict ‘no children allowed’ policy. Trapped in an impossible situation, she has to find a way to hide her daughter being in the flat.”

The film is produced by Emma Parsons and stars Ada Condeescu.

‘Bitter Sea’ has recently received an Honorable Mention at the 24th International Adana Film Festival in Turkey.

The BIFA winners are announced at The British Independent Film Awards on October 31.

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