Nominated for Best Short Film
11' • Iran / USA • 2021
Director: Javad Atefeh
Producer: Ehsan Pakbaznia
Writer: Javad Atefeh
Cast: Atefe Pakbaznia, Karim Ashtari, Yousef Jahandoust, Pajand Soleymani
Shahla is a young single mother and a caregiver to an elderly who is suffering from chronic depression. The man's daughter lives overseas and Shahla video calls with her everyday to give her an update about her father's health. Due to some hardships in her personal life, Shahla makes a difficult decision and is forced to face the consequent challenges.
Director's Bio: Javad Atefeh is screenwriter, play writer, play translator, and Play director in Iran. Most of his work has been published and/or presented in Iran. Before writing and directing DoSoloPin, he has written multiple screenplays. Most notably, the "The Road Is Closed" written by Javad Atefeh and directed by Vahid Hajilouei has won multiple awards from international film festivals. Do.Solo.Pin is javad Atefeh's first film directing experience.