“Marzieh” wins awards at Vancouver women’s festival 

March 12, 2019

TEHRAN – Short film “Marzieh” by Iranian director Dornaz Hajiha has won two awards at the 14th Vancouver International Women in Film Festival in Canada.

The film won the award for best director and also brought Mastaneh Mohajer the award for best editor, Hajiha announced on her Instagram.

The film, which is a co-production of Iran and the UK, had its Canadian premiere at the festival, which was held from March 5 to 10.

“Marzieh” tells the story of a couple whose life changes drastically after they return home from a funeral for a relative.

Sepideh Tari, Diba Hajiha and Shahdiar Shakiba are the main cast members.

“Marzieh” was named best short film at the Iranian Film Festival in Prague, Czech in 2018.

Photo: A scene from “Marzieh” by Dornaz Hajiha.

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