The jury of the 13th NYCGRFF is pleased to announce that the winner of the online international short film competition
is the Iranian short film :
The Castle (37:33 min)
written, directed and produced by Saba Ghasemi.
Synopsis: There’s only 23 days left until the house is demolished. Arya is back home to pack his books. He asks for help from a rubbish-collector boy, Qasem. Qasem asks if he can stay in the house until the demolition and finally Arya says fine. But he decides to stay in the house himself to make his final memories at home.
Congratulations to the winner!
As the winner of the online competition, The Castle will be screened at the festival on Tuesday October 22 at 6 pm.