• Wed / 8 October 2014 / 16:00
  • Category: Culture and Art
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Iranian 'Banooye Urmia' awarded in Finland fest

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TEHRAN (ISNA)- An Iranian documentary, Banooye Urmia, (Lady Urmia) won jury award of Finland Environmental Film Festival held in Vaasa City.

The film directed by Mohammad Ehsani was shown in the 7th edition of the event on October 1-5 in Vaasa.

The event is held every two years.

The film has also been awarded in the US Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF) and Croatian Environment Film Festival.

Lady Urmia is an Iranian documentary film by Mohammad Ehsani. It was released in 2012 in Iran, distributed by EhsaniPictures.

The film is a poetic documentary about Lake Urmia, in the Iranian Azerbaijan, which is drying up completely.

The environmental catastrophe will not only affect Iran, but also Iranian neighbors such as Iraq and Turkey. The film is narrated in the voice of the Lake itself, asking for help and trying to gain international reaction.

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