Sheed festival to present CloseUp Award in memory of Abbas Kiarostami

October 21, 2017

TEHRAN – Winners at the 2nd Sheed Persian Film Festival will be presented with a CloseUp Award this year in memory of the legendary Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami.

The award, which has been named after Kiarostami’s 1990 masterwork “Close-Up”, will be presented to the best film, best director and best actor and actress.

The festival, which aims to promote and introduce Iranian cinema, will be held in Dallas, Texas from November 10 to 12.

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