TEHRAN.(Iranart) - Iranian short ‘Limit’ by Javad Daraei has won the Best Foreign Student Award at Great Lakes Christian Film Festival in Buffalo, NY.
Limit’ is an 8-minute narrative of the life a man in a quiet neighborhood who asks for help from people whom he is seeing, until someone suddenly enters his home.
Javad Daraei’s short film is a spiritual adaption that employs novel metaphors to challenge the cliché hardships for physically impaired people.
‘Limit’ recently won three awards from three international festivals, namely the 7th edition of the St Cloud Film Fest and the 2nd edition of Miami FearFest in the US, and also the best foreign short film prize at the international Hollywood Hills Awards. It has also won best short film award at Tryon International Film Festival (TRIFF) in the US and Best Fiction Award at Southampton Film Week 2017 in the UK.
‘Limit’ has also taken part at the 32nd edition of the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival in Florida, the US, Fotogramma d'Oro Short Film Festival in Italy, Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival in Pittsburgh, US, and MoonDance International Festival in the US, winning an award. Hollywood Hills Awards has also presented the award for best foreign short film to ‘Limit’.
The Great Lakes Christian Film Festival was created in 2014 by Shawn Greene, in Buffalo, New York. The festival was designed to gather Filmmakers, Screenwriters, Playwright, Directors, Editors, Actors/Actress, Cinematographers, Casting Directors, Crew Members, etc. The fourth edition of the event was held from July 30 to August 5 at the Millennium Buffalo.The 7-minute Limit is about the difficulties and problems in the daily lives of people with disability who are afraid to involve actively in the society because of the presuppositions and judgments.