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Monday, 09 February 2009 08:28

Japan’s Isaka Seeks the Truth
  
“Walking My Life” by Japanese director Satoshi Isaka won the Crystal Simorgh Prize for best film of Seeking the Truth (Competition of Spiritual Cinema) of the 27th International Fajr Film Festival.
Juan Antonio Bayona earned on Feb. 3 the best director prize of the section for his film “Orphanage.”
An honorary diploma went to Iran’s Rasoul Sadr-Ameli as director of “Each Night Loneliness” and one to Fattaneh Malek-Mohammadi for starring in “Superstar”.

Mohammad-Reza Ja’fari-Jelveh, deputy culture minister, and Mohammad Afarideh, managing director of Documentary Film Promotion Center, gave an special award to Aida Begic, the director of “Snow”, for depicting a creative image of national traditions as well as resistance.
The Bosnian director also won crystal Simorgh of the international section (World Panorama) of the festival.
“Snow”, a 2008 production of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iran, Germany and France tells the story of wartime survivors in a remote Bosnian village attempting to keep the memories of their loved ones alive. But when the first snow threatens further isolation, the stage is set for a final confrontation with the outside world.

The Film Snow also wion the first prize of International award of fajr film festival.

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Fajr Film Festival = Official Site

Fajr Film Festival - wikipedia


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