SCENT OF GERNIUM FOR VIMEO STAFF PICK PREMIERES IN AUGUST 2017
Vimeo announces August’s slate of Staff Pick Premieres, with a different one making its global online premiere on Vimeo each Wednesday. Vimeo’s popular Staff Picks channel is curated by a five-person team that highlights the best short-form content on the platform.
To check out the Staff Pick Premieres channel, visit [b]https://vimeo.com/channels/premieres.[/b]
This month’s slate includes Palm d’Or winner Ruben Östlund’s (The Square, Force Majeure) “Incident by a Bank,” Amelie Wen’s emotionally rich drama “Fata Morgana,” Veronica L. Montaño, Manuela Leuenberger, Lukas Suter’s hilarious animated film about a certain obsession with long breasts “Ivan’s Need,” Naghmeh Farzaneh’s autobiographical animated film about her own immigration experience “Scent of Geranium,” and the taut TIFF 2016 thriller “Trespass.”
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From Jan. 24–March 3, The University of Tampa’s Scarfone/Hartley Gallery will showcase the work of established and upcoming artists in the ever-evolving realm of digital art at Electronics Alive IX. This biennial invitational exhibition features experimental computer animations, interactive digital work and virtual spaces by digital artists from around the world. There will be an opening reception on Friday, Feb. 3, from 7–9 p.m.
We are moving Stories interview with writer and director of animated short film Scent of Geranium Naghmeh Farzaneh: "The world we live in today is a true global village. We live in a world where all of us, no matter where we live, know at least one person who has immigrated at some point in their life. For that reason, I strongly believe that, for those who haven’t experienced immigration, it is important to know the challenges and consequences an immigrant faces on a daily basis."
Scent of Geranium wins the Audience Award for Best Animated Short at the 19th San Francisco Independent Film Festival.