|Iranian films honored at Baghdad festival||
“The Last Winter” by Salem Salavati shared the jury special prize with “Death Triangle” by Adnan Osman from Iraq in the feature film competition section during the closing ceremony of the event on October 10.
“The Last Winter” tells the story of a family who is unable to change and to come to terms with a tragedy as their village in the Iranian Kordestan region is being submerged by a dam.
The first prize in this section went to “Delirium”, a Ukrainian-Czech joint production by Ihor Podolchak.
“Romancing Sydney” by Australian director Anmol Mishra won the second prize.
“A Look towards the Sky”, a documentary on a rainmaking ritual in the Iranian town of Dehdash in Kohkiluyeh-Boyer Ahmad Province by Hadi Mohaqqeq won the first prize in the documentary film section.
The second award in this section was presented to “On the Bridge” by Olivier Morel from France.
“Spoon”, Iranian director Jalal Veisi’s short documentary on child abuse in a region near the Iranian city of Sanadaj and “Beirut-Mulholland, 150,000 Miles” by Palestinian director Fajr Jacob shared the second prize in the Human Images section.
The first prize in this section was presented to “Small Small Thing” by Jessica Vale of the United States of America.
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