Award of Merit – “The Hungry Dog” (Canada)

Title: The Hungry Dog
Runtime: 16 min
Country: Canada
Director: Razhan Aziz
Placement: Award of Merit
Competition: March 31, 2019

Synopsis: This short film is about a young Man whom while on his quest for beauty, is faced with the reality of struggle in his hometown; where religion and war are a part of daily existence. The Hungry Dog artistically portrays the current life within Kurdistan with the delicate use of religious symbolism and undertones; intertwined with the simple possibility of love at first sight.