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A Sufi Tale

Gayle Thomas
1980 | 8 min
This animated film is based on an old Persian parable. The inhabitants of a village learn to overcome their fear of the unknown. The benefit of their new-found knowledge is demonstrated. The black-and-white images are reminiscent of German wood-cuts. No dialogue.

Awards and distinctions

  • Special Mention
    Festival internatinal de cinéma de court métrage, Murcia
    1983
  • First Prize - Category: Films for Youth
    International Animated Film Festival / CINANIMA, Espinho
    1981
  • Special Merit Award - Category: Animation
    Annual International Film Festival, Athens
    1981