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Monday, 25 January 2010 06:54

The 28th Fajr International Film Festival kicked off at Tehran’s Milad Tower Saturday evening. Afterwards, the names and memory of deceased individuals from the past year were remembered, among them were Masud Rassam, Niku Kheradmand, Parvin Soleimani, Peyman Abadi, Jamshid Layeq and Amir Qavidel. Officials of the festival each made short speeches at the ceremony. Veteran film dubber Ali Kasmaii, founder of Iran’s first color film laboratory Ebrahim Rezaii, and veteran sound recorder Asghar Shahverdi who is suffering in the aftermath

of an accident while returning home from being on location in Northern Iran, were among those honored during the ceremony. Actor Dariush Arjmand, sound recorder Es’haq Khanzadi, war photojournalist and documentarian Reza Borji, and cameraman Mohammad-Taqi Paksima were also among those who were honored. Comedian Alireza Khamseh, one of the presenters at the opening gala, once again reminded the organizers that he is still waiting to receive the Pride car awarded to him last year for the Best Supporting Actor Crystal Simorgh for his serious role in “Twenty”.

Curtsey:Mehr News Agency


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