• Sun / 15 September 2019 / 16:22
  • Category: Culture and Art
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“Platform” nominated at Raindance Film Festival

“Platform” nominated at Raindance Film Festival

Tehran (ISNA) – Iranian documentary film “Platform” (Sefr Ta Sakoo), directed by Sahar Mosayebi nominated for the 27th Raindance Film Festival’s Discovery Award.

“Platform” tells the story of Shahrbanu, Sohaila, and Elaheh Mansourian, three sisters who are Wushu fighters. Born into a poor family, their father made them work in the fields to support the family. When their father left, they sought a better life – and joined the Iranian national Wushu team.

The documentary film has won several awards at domestic and foreign festivals, such as Cinema d’iDEA Film Festival’s award for Best Director.

Raindance Film Festival is the largest independent film festival in the UK. The festival is officially recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences USA, the British Academy of Film and Television Arts and the British Independent Film Awards. Selected shorts will qualify for Oscar and BAFTA considerations.

Raindance is an independent film festival and film school that operates in major cities including London, Los Angeles, New York, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Budapest, Berlin and Brussels.

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