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Dear Mahsa

film type animated film Production Country Germany production year 2023 runtime 5'15 colour animation technique 2D computer animation, mixed media
screening format DCP aspect ratio 1.85:1 sound format Dolby Surround languages Englisch, Persisch Subtitles Englisch, Deutsch

In reaction to the murder of 22-year-old Mahsa Jina Amini by the Iranian Guidance Patrol, the film tells about the terrible situation of the people and especially the women in Iran since the Islamic Revolution. The hand-drawn animation illustrates a poem by the author Ayeda Alavie.

director Martin Pflanzer Drehbuch / Script Ayeda Alavie, Martin Lickleder, Susanne Bräunig Original-Filmmusik / Original Score Vorbrugg & Söhne Besetzung / Cast Claudia Kaiser Produktion / Production Martin Pflanzer Schnitt / Editing Martin Pflanzer Bildgestaltung / DOP Martin Pflanzer
2023 FILMFEST DRESDEN - International Short Film Festival, Dresden, Germany
2023 Internationale Thüringer Poetryfilmtage, Weimar, Germany
2023 International Film Festival of Lanzarote, Arrecife, Spain
2023 unDependence Film Festival Hamburg, Germany
2023 Melbourne International Animation Festival, Australia
  • Martin Pflanzer
  • https://vimeo.com/user32444840
  • Martin Pflanzer
  • https://vimeo.com/user32444840
  • Martin Pflanzer
  • https://vimeo.com/user32444840

Martin Pflanzer

Martin Pflanzer, born 1985 in Bucharest, After spending his childhood and school years mostly daydreaming, he studied art and multimedia at the LMU Munich. Besides his work as a graphic designer for Bavarian television, he is often looking for new ways of expressing himself in image and sound.

2020 41 Minuten Iran / چهل ویک دقیقه ایران