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Monday, 14 February 2011 08:16

The 29th edition of Iran's Fajr Film Festival has announced its winners during a ceremony held in the capital city of Tehran.

Lola by Brillante Mendoza from the Philippines won the Best Film Award of this year's International Competition section.

Iranian filmmaker Vahid Mousaian's Golchehreh won the especial award of the Inter-Religion category dedicated to films with religious themes.

The Golden Flag award of the festival went to Iran's Alzheimer directed by Ahmad-Reza Motamedi. The award was established in memory of Mustafa Akkad director of The Message, which he made about the life of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) in 1976.

The Best Technical and Artistic Achievement Award was granted to Parvin Safari for The Maritime Silk Road by Mohammad Bozorgnia. The film also won the festival's Best Cinematography Award for Bahram Badakhshani.

Lebanon's One Man Village by Simon El Habre received the Special Jury Award while China's My Mongolian Mother by Cai Ning won the Best Screenplay Award.

Other Chinese filmmaker Liu Jie grabbed the Best Director Award of the Asian Cinema section for Deep in the Clouds.

Iranian director Jamal Shourjeh was granted the Human Rights Award for his 33 Days. The Iranian-Lebanese documentary is about the 2006 Israeli war against Gaza.

The Best Director Award of the Jam-e Jahan-Nama Section went to veteran Iranian filmmaker Dariush Mehrjui for Beloved Sky.

The Best Cinematography Award of the section was presented to How I Ended this Summer by Russian director Aleksei Popogrebsky.

Iranian filmmaker Negar Azarbaijani garnered the Special Jury Award of the Jam-e Jahan-Nama Section for her Opposite Mirrors.

The International Film Section of the 2011 Fajr International Film Festival was held for four days starting on February 5.

The annual festival, which is held to commemorate the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution, will end on February 15 this year.

Curtsey:Press Tv


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