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Sunday, 06 March 2011 09:42

The 29th edition of Iran's Fajr International Film Festival has wrapped up after announcing winners of the national section during a ceremony at Tehran's Milad Tower.

Asghar Farhadi's Nader and Simin: A Separation dominated this year's list of winners receiving awards in most of the major categories.

Winners of the National Competition, First Film and Video Cinema sections received are as follows:

National Competition Section
Best Film
Crime, Masoud Kimiaei

Special Jury Prize
The Beloved Sky, Dariush Mehrjui

Golden Simorgh
Marine Silk Road, Mohammad-Reza Bozorgnia

Audience Award
Nader and Simin: A Separation, Asghar Farhadi

Special Award
Devil's Passageway, Hamid Bahmani
33 Days, Jamal Shourjeh
Black Box, Mohammad-Reza Eslamlou

Eldest Director Special Prize
Shapour Qarib for Meeting

Best Director
Asghar Farhadi for Nader and Simin: A Separation

Best Screenplay
Asghar Farhadi for Nader and Simin: A Separation

Best Actor
Mehdi Hashemi in Mr. Yousef

Best Actress
Vishka Asayesh in No Men Allowed

Best Supporting Actor
Hamed Behdad in Crime

Best Supporting Actress
Mahnaz Afshar in Saadat Abad

Best Cinematography
Mahmoud Kelari for Nader and Simin: A Separation

Best Film Score
Karen Homayounfar for Crime

First Films Section
Best Film
Crimson Excursion, Hamid Farrokhnejad

Best Director
Hamid Farrokhnejad for Crimson Excursion, and Amir Saqafi for Death is my Business

Best Screenplay
Negar Azarbaijani and Fereshteh Taerpour for Opposite Mirrors

Best Actor
Pejman Bazeghi in Death is my Business

Best Actress
Ghazal Shakeri in Opposite Mirrors

Best Artistic and Technical Achievements
Vahid Nasirian for Heart of Simorgh

Video Cinema Section
Best Film
Hamsangar, Mehdi Kabiri

Best Director
Houman Seyyedi for Africa

Best Screenplay
Ahmad Hamed for Only Twenty

Best Actor
Hamid Baghaki in Hamsangar

Best Actress
Azadeh Samadi in Africa

Best Artistic and Technical Achievements
Ashkan Ashkani for Soldiers of Execusion

Participants of the national sections of the festival were judged by a group of veteran Iranian cineastes, including Jahangir Almasi, Majid Entezami, Abolqasem Talebi, Jaber Qasemali, Ali Moallem and Hassan Abbasi.

The 2011 edition of Iran's Fajr International Film Festival was held from February 5 to 15, screening films from Iran and other countries.

The annual festival is held to commemorate the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

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