Date: 25 Jan, 2021 - Time: 16:07

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• Iranian feature film "The Badger" wins at Austin Film Festival

2020-11-04


Iranian feature film "The Badger" won Best Narrative Feature Film at the 27th. edition of Austin Film Festival in US.

Directed by Kazem Mollaie and produced by Sina Saeidian, The Badger won the Best Narrative film award at this edition of the American Academy Award Qualifying film event.

The feature film is about a woman called Soodeh Sharifzadegan who is involved with a difficult challenge in her private life, while she is close to her second marriage.  

Vishka Asayesh, Hasan Majuni, Mehraveh Sharifinia, Behnoosh Bakhtiari, Reza Behbudi, Mehdi Hosseini Nia, Siavash Cheraghi Pour, Mahmoud Nazaralian, Hamid Reza Mohammadi, Mohammad Amin Asadi, Yadollah Shademani, Neda Dehshiri and Gohar Kheirandish are among the cast members of the film.

The film has also taken part at the 23rd. Shanghai International Film Festival in China.

Austin Film Festival (AFF), founded in 1994, is an organization in Austin, Texas, that focuses on writers’ creative contributions to film. Initially, AFF was called the Austin Heart of Film Screenwriters Conference and functioned to launch the careers of screenwriters, who historically have been underrepresented within the film industry.

The Austin film festival was held on October 22-29, in Texas, US.

Link: Mehr News