‘Bitter Sea’ nominated for BIFA award

TEHRAN, Nov. 24 (MNA) – Short film ‘Bitter Sea’ by Iranian filmmaker Fateme Ahmadi has made it into the list of five films nominated for Best British Short Film award at the 21st British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) in United Kingdom.

‘Bitter Sea’ has received nomination along with 4 other titles for BIFA’s Best British Short Film 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 closing ceremony of this year’s edition of BIFA will be held on December 2.

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