Directed by Fatemeh Gharavi-Manjili, the 6-minute animation will hit the screen at the TAFF Junior category.
‘The Hand and the Egg’ is a fantastical story that follows a cheerful little girl who meets a tiny bird, right before her egg goes missing.
She decides to help her find it. Going on a journey together, they find out that a mysterious long hand is stealing all birds’ eggs.
The short flick has already been screened at some global events, including the Tracce Cinematografiche filmfest in Italy, the Seoul International Children’s Film Festival in South Korea, and the Tehran International Animation Film Festival, where it grabbed an honorary award.
The 2022 edition of the TAFF will take place in Turku city on August 24-28.