0820 GMT January 22, 2019
‘Alan’ competed with 38 other short films from the US, Spain, France, Australia, and China for the accolade, ifilmtv.ir reported according to IRNA.
The 20-minute flick narrates the story of a Kurdish family in Syria a day before the Daesh attack turns their world upside down.
Gandomkar has had his films screened in a number of international festivals such as 39th Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival and has won a number of awards, including the first prize at the 14th Constance Short Film event in Germany and the Golden Leaf for Best Kurdish Short Film at the Duhok festival last year.
Eberswalde festival is a small professional film festival close to Berlin, Germany.
The festival has five competition sections: Short feature film, animation film, documentary film, audience award short film, audience award documentary film.