Angelus Novus, the best short film at Silk Road Film Festival 2015, Dublin Ireland
THE 3RD SILK ROAD FILM FESTIVAL 2015 – WINNERS
BEST FEATURE FILM: The Coffin Maker – Dir. Jason Paul Laxamana (Philippines)
BEST DOCUMENTARY: Birds Of September – Dir. Sarah Francis (Lebanon)
BEST SHORT FILM: Angelus Novus – Dir. Aboozar Amini (Afghanistan)
BEST FEATURE ANIMATION: Judge Zhongkui – Dir. Xiaohan (China)
Angelus Novus selected for International Film Festival Rotterdam 2015
Afghani refugee Ali and his brother have just arrived in Turkey where, surrounded by many other refugees, his family tries to build a new life. The boys earn their living shining shoes. When one day their spot has been taken, their fragile existence and dreams of a better future hang by a thread.