Barzan Rostami’s award-winning film will represent Iran alongside 16 other Iranian works at the 11th edition of the event.
‘Balance’ tells the story of some soldiers who are willing to give away their own lives in a heroic action to save the lives of others.
The short animation has already taken part in a number of global events, including the Southport International Short Film Festival in the UK, the Durango Independent Film Festival in the US, the Piggy Bank Film Festival in India, and the Filmkreis Shorts in Germany.
Earlier reports said Iranian films ‘Hand and Egg’, ‘The Letters’, ‘Echo’, ‘The Recess’, and ‘Dancing with Rainbow’ will also take part in the Italian event.
The Tracce Cinematografiche Film Fest is “an international festival of short films up to 16 minutes”, according to an online submission platform.
The 2022 edition of the festival will kick off on June 28 and run until July 3.