Composer: Joanna Moradiellos (Australia) 21 minutes. This unique film is a 1999 paint-on-glass-animated short film directed by the famed Russian animator, Aleksandr Petrov, based on the classic short novel of the same name by Ernest Hemingway, and tells the tale of Santiago, an ageing Cuban fisherman who struggles with a giant marlin out in the Gulf Stream, off the coast of Florida. The film has won many awards, including the Academy Award for Animated Short Film. This is a new, modern soundtrack to this film, written in 2017, and has won the 2017 Moondance for Best Film Score. All music and audio is composed, performed and mixed by Joanna Moradiellos. The music comes from the heart and the film score certainly does this stunning and amazing film justice, as the composer interpreted the artist’s pictures and Hemingway’s symbolic story with her music. Moondance International Film Festival 2017 has full & exclusive permission from The Production Studio, Pascal Blais, Canada, and award-winning director/animator Alexander Petrov. Russia, to screen this film with Joanna’s new soundtrack.