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Published on Nov 22, 2009

Written, Directed, and Produced by
Pardis Parker
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Flying Dish Productions

An afternoon surprise forces two friends to make the best of a bad situation.

Afghan is an award-winning short film about hate crimes, humour and friendship, starring Pardis Parker (Halifax Comedy Festival) and Mark Little (Picnicface).

Awards and Distinctions
2013 Gimli Film Festival
- Curated Screening - Best of the NSI Film Festival
2012 Next Wave Art Salon
- Time Arts Award
2011 Creative Arts Film Festival
- Winner: Best Short Film
- Winner: Paul St. Amand - Best Editing
- Winner: Zan Rosborough - Best Sound Design
- Winner: Mathieu Benoit - Best Original Score
- Nominee: Pardis Parker - Best Director
- Nominee: Alastair Meux - Best Cinematography
2011 Athens International Film Festival
- Jury Prize
2011 World Music and Independent Film Festival
- Nominee: Pardis Parker - Best Actor
- Nominee: Pardis Parker - Best Screenplay
- Nominee: Mark Little - Best Supporting Actor
2011 Imago Film Festival
- 1st Place
2011 Margaret River Shorts Film Festival
- Finalist
2011 Big Dam Film Festival
- People's Choice Award
2011 Buttered Corn on the Cob Film Festival
- Juror Pick
2010 Canadian Comedy Awards
- Nominee: Pardis Parker - Best Writing, Film;
- Nominee: Pardis Parker - Best Performance by a Male, Film
2010 Screaming Ant Film Festival
- Best Narrative Film
- Featured Filmmaker Award
2010 Desiderata Film Festival
- 1st Place
2010 Atlanta Philosophy Film Festival
- Audience Choice Award
2010 Twin Rivers Media Festival
- Award of Excellence
2010 Moondance International Film Festival
- Atlantis Award
2010 Films in Bloom
- Audience Award - Silver
2009 ViewFinders International Film Festival
- Best Short Film
2009 Just For Laughs Film Festival
- Best of Just For Laughs
2009 Calgary International Film Festival
- Curated Screening - Best of Just For Laughs
2009 CBC Short Film Face-Off
- Finalist
2008 Atlantic Film Festival
- CBC Atlantic Shorts Gala

Official Selection
2013 Over The Fence Comedy Film Festival
2012 Culture Days Manitoba Pop Up Film Festival
2012 South Texas Underground Film Festival
2012 Island Media Arts Festival
2012 Crossroads Film Festival
2012 ReelWorld Film Festival
2012 Jubilee Film Festival
2011 CNS Diversity Film Festival
2011 Washington West Film Festival
2011 Ventura Film Festival
2011 Anthem Film Festival
2011 Petaluma Film Festival
2011 Riverside International Film Festival
2011 Davis Film Festival
2011 Indie Spirit Film Festival
2011 Sene Film Festival
2011 Tallahassee Film Festival
2011 Detroit Independent Film Festival
2011 Beloit International Film Festival
2011 Yellowknife International Film Festival
2011 Derby City Film Festival
2010 Miami Short Film Festival
2010 Canton Palace International Film Festival
2010 Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival
2010 Montgomery Film Festival
2010 Huntsville International Film Festival
2010 Flagstaff Mountain Film Festival
2010 NSI Film Festival
2010 Grand Rapids Film Festival
2010 Glen Rose Neo·Relix Film Festival
2010 TriMedia Film Festival
2010 Estes Park Film Festival
2010 Southern Appalachian International Film Festival
2010 Hyart Film Festival
2010 Southern Winds Film Festival
2010 Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival
2010 Washougal International Film Festival
2010 Interrobang Film Festival
2010 Film Stories Festival
2010 Urban Suburban Film Festival
2010 Phoenix International Christian Film Festival
2009 Dawn Breakers International Film Festival
2009 PEI International Film Festival
2009 Hubbards Barn Summer Shorts Mini-Festival


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