A Celebration is a short drama about 8-year-old Ada living with her newly immigrated mother in Toronto, as they try to stay out of trouble and make ends meet.
2019 / 11 min / Fiction / Canada / English, Turkish
Cast: Ada Yilmaz, Simlâ Civelek, Andi Robarts, Tabitha Grove, Behzad Mohseni
Writer and Director: Mahsa Razavi, Producer: Atefeh Khademolreza, Funded by Toronto Art Council
Winner, Award of Excellence, Canada Shorts Film Festival, 2019
Winner, Best Actress, The Retro Avant-Garde Film Festival, Cairo, 2020.
Winner, Best Film, International Short Film of India, Mumbai, 2020.
REGARD - Festival International Du Court Métrage Au Saguenay, Canada, 2020
Candian Reflections, Gem TV, CBC Network, 2020.
Narrative Shorts By Women, Boston Women's Film Festival, Boston Museum Of Fine Arts, 2019
Festival International Du Film De Nancy, France, 2020
28th Kineko International Children’s Film Festival, Japan, 2021
Rencontres Audiovisuelles Association's short film travelling program 'Ciné Soupe', 2021.
18th Taiwan Int'l Children's Film Festival (TICFF), 2019
25th International Short Film Festival In Drama, Greece, 2019
Alberta International Women’s Film Festival, Canada, 2019
Edmonton Short Film Festival, Canada, 2019
32 Filmfest Dresden, Germany, 2020
The Kinolub Film Festival For Children And Youth, Poland, 2020
International Film Festival Cologne, Germany, 2020
Diorama International Film Festival, New Delhi, India, 2020
Festival Filministes, Montreal, Canada, 2020
Providence Children’s Film Festival, Rhod Islands, 2020
Breakthrough Film Festival, Toronto, Canada, 2020
International Children's Film Festival (ICFF), India, 2020
Caminhos Film Festival, Portugal, 2019
Toronto New Wave Film Festival, Canada, 2019
“Kin” Women’s International Film Festival, Armenia, 2019