Winners of Iran's Fajr Film Festival honoured
Winners of 37th edition of the Fajr Film Festival were awarded at a special closing ceremony at Tehran’s Milad Tower.
Iran Press/Iran news: The 37th edition of the Fajr Film Festival came to an end on Monday in a special closing ceremony held at Tehran’s Milad Tower, where the winners were honored and given prizes and awards. Twenty-two movies went on screen in the official competition of the festival.
The feature film ‘Night of the Full Moon’ directed by Narges Abyar and produced by Mohammad-Hossein Qassemi won this year’s top prize, the Golden Simorgh for best film, and Abyar also received the award for the best director, according to an Iran Press report.
The award for best actress and best actor in a leading role went to Elnaz Shakerdoust and Houtan Shakiba respectively, both for ‘Night of the Full Moon’.
Javad Matouri was awarded the best visual effects prize for ‘Buffoon’.
The best makeup award was presented to Iman Omidvari for the film ‘Night of the Full Moon’.
Keyvan Moqaddam received the best stage design award for the film ‘Takhti, the World Champion’.
Fereshteh Sadr-Orafaei won best supporting actress for ‘Night of the Full Moon’ beating out Zohreh Abbasi, Zhila Shahi, Niusha Alipour and Pantea Panahiha who were also nominated.