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The Zlatko Grgić Award for The Fourth Wall

The Zlatko Grgić Award for The Fourth Wall

The Fourth Wall has been selected for the GRAND COMPETITION - SHORT FILM program of the World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2021.

The Fourth Wall directed by Mahboobeh Kalaee and produced by Documentary and Experimental Film Center has been selected for the GRAND COMPETITION - SHORT FILM program of the World Festival of Animated Film - Animafest Zagreb 2021.

This year’s edition of the festival was held from 7th till 12th June 2021 in Zagreb, Croatia.

According to the Jury Statement, The Zlatko Grgić Award for the best first film made outside an educational institution went to Mahboobeh Kalaee’s Iranian film “The Fourth Wall”  , produced by Documentary and Experimental Film Center for an experimental animation technique that takes us to the mind of the protagonist who interprets family dynamics and social rules like a bird trapped in a windowless room.