The cute Iranian squirrels that shelter in forests of oaks in the Iranian/Iraqui border prepare themselves for the challenges of weather, predators and humans.
This beautifully crafted observational documentary follows the cute Iranian squirrels that shelter in forests of oaks in the province of Ilam that borders Iraq. We’ll follow these small gnawers preparing themselves for the challenges of survival during the extreme changes of seasons, from predator animals and from the increase of human activities in the area.
Year of Production: 2016
Director: Mehdi Noormohammadi
Producer: Mehdi Noormohammadi
Festivals and Awards
Grand PIX, 22nd International Film Festival Nature Namur Namur, Belgium
Gran Paradiso National Park Prize, 20th Gran Paradiso Film Festival, Cogne, Italy
Jury Diploma for advancing civilization on nature, 17th BIFF – Beirut International Film Festival, Beirut, Lebanon
Best Documentary, XXVI International Golden Knight Film Festival, Russia
Semi-Finalist, 52nd AFO – International Festival of Science Documentary Films, Czech Republic