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The GraveSleepers

The GraveSleepers

Duration: 4 mins 30s 

Directed and Animated by: Naghmeh Sharifi 

Sound Design: Nick Lavigne 

Non-Exclusive distribution through Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre (CFMDC) 

The GraveSleepers is an animated short film, exploring themes of transience, mortality and the human condition. Inspired by factual events that led a group of itinerants to inhabit rows of empty graves in a cemetery on the outskirts of Tehran, گور خواب ها / The GraveSleepers, is a literal title of what aims to offer a lyrical  interpretation, questioning the fragile and fleeting nature of our existence against a backdrop of dust. 

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