• Sat / 28 September 2019 / 15:20
  • Category: Culture and Art
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“Platform” wins Raindance’s Discovery Award

مستند «صفر تا سکو»

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

To win the Raindance award, “Platform” competed with other films from Japan, Germany, Australia, France and Greece.

In a video message, Sahar Mosayebi expressed happiness on winning the award from Raindance festival, which is one of the oldest independent festivals in Europe.

“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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