• Sun / 24 January 2021 / 18:16
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Iran’s cinema receives 3 awards at DIFF

Iran’s cinema receives 3 awards at DIFF

Tehran (ISNA) – Iran’s cinema won three awards at the 19th Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) in Bangladesh.

35 Iranian feature and short films participated at the 19th Dhaka International Film Festival.

The 19th DIFF was held from 16 to 24 January 2021. The event used the virtual platform for the first time, besides the cinema halls.

“Sunless Shadows” directed by Mehrdad Oskouei won the Best Documentary award at Spiritual Film section, “Tirishko” by Shakiba Khaleghi won Best Short Film award at Women Filmmakers section, and Nasim Ahmadpour and Shahram Mokri received Best Script Writer award for “Careless Crime” by Shahram Mokri.

Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) is a biennial film festival held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Established in 1992, the festival was initially organized on annual basis but became a biennial event since 1995. DIFF is one of the most prestigious film events in Bangladesh, dedicated to introducing the mainstream global cinema to the local filmmakers as well as to promote healthy cine culture within Bangladesh.

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