Award of Excellence – “Burning Rage” (Netherlands)

Title: Burning Rage
Runtime: 8 min
Country: Netherlands
Director: Sam Yazdanpanna 
Placement: Award of Excellence
Competition: September, 2023

Synopsis: The 29 year old MMA fighter Reza is tempted to use doping. His doubts grow. Meanwhile, Reza is dealing with his childhood traumas and an important competition is ahead. His coach notices that something is wrong. Will Reza defeat his childhood demons and win the match or will the traumas get the upper hand.