“Namira” named best film at Russia’s DetectiveFEST 

April 30, 2017

TEHRAN – Iranian director Mohammad Kermanshahi’s “Namira” was picked as best feature film at the 19th edition of DetectiveFEST, a Russian international festival of detective films and television programs on law-enforcement themes, the Persian service of ISNA reported on Sunday.

“Namira” is about a group of foreign diplomats who are kidnapped by a terrorist group after entering Iran.

In addition, “Alone among the Taliban”, a documentary by Mohsen Eslamzadeh, received an honorable mention in a category titled “Terrorism, a Threat to Peace”.

The film portrays 15 days of Eslamzadeh’s stay among the Taliban.

DetectiveFEST was held in Moscow from April 17 to 21.

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