"There's A Man In The Habit Of Hitting Me On The Head With An Umbrella" Wins Silver Djed Award in Luxor


Vardan Tozija's latest short "There's a Man in the Habit of Hitting me on the Head with an Umbrella" has won the Silver Djed award at this year's first edition of Luxor Egyptian and European Film Festival, which took place September 17 – 22 in Luxor, Egypt.  The djed is an ancient pillar-like symbol in the Egyptian mythology representing stability and renewal.     


The film, based on the short story by Fernando Sorrentino, tells the story of Peter, an outcast and a loser. One day a small man comes from nowhere and starts a new daily routine in Peter’s life, consisting of hitting Peter's head with an umbrella.