Song Sparrow

Song Sparrow is about immigration. People of different color and race and culture, old and young, embark on journeys, eager to find some place they can call home, or just some place they can live in. Many brave perils more formidable than the ones they ran for in the first place. It is not always weathering storms till and onto shores of calm and prosperity; many a time storms keep them company on and off shores. They dream of better lives while in reality having little choice.


Director Bio

Farzaneh Omidvarnia was born in Iran, Graduated from University of Tehran, and faculty of Fine Arts. She received a PhD in Design in 2015 from Technical University of Denmark. Following her graduation, she began to focus on creation of fabric sculptures and writing short stories. Her artworks soon appeared in several art exhibition in Europe and Iran, and she published her first collection of short stories in 2016. In 2017, she directed and produced her first animated film “To Be” (6 minutes, drama). The movie was acclaimed internationally and won prizes in different festivals. Her second film “Song Sparrow” has been completed in June 2019. She is now based in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Info

  • Directed by:Farzaneh Omidvarnia
  • Written by:Farzaneh Omidvarnia & Mehdi Rostampour
  • Produced by:Farzaneh Omidvarnia
  • Runtime:12 mins
  • Completion Date:June 11, 2019
  • Country of Origin:Denmark
  • Country of Filming:Iran
  • Category:Animation
  • Selection:TBD
  • Screening Time / Venue:TBD
  • Links:Website

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Official Selection 2020

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 26 June, 2020

Official Selection for Still Voices Short Film Festival 2020 Online Announced.

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Cruinniú na nÓg 2020

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 03 June, 2020

Online Events for Cruinniú na nÓg 2020.

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2020 Submissions Closed

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • 01 June, 2020

Submission deadline for 2020 has now passed.

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