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Sunday August 6, 2017 11:28198

Winners of Int’l Urban film festival announced

The winners of the 6th edition of the International Urban Film Festival in Iran have been announced.

This edition of the International Urban Film Festival wrapped up on Saturday, announcing the winners in Milad Tower.

Franoush Abedi’s animation ‘The Servant’ won the best animation at the international section.

Joint production of Ecuador and Colombia ‘Vida’ by Daniel Yepez Brito owned the best short documentary award.

Best Short Fiction award went to ‘Whole World for a Little World’ by Fabrice Bracq from France.

‘Advantage’ directed by Mohammad Kart won the special jury award and the best documentary award at the international section of the event.

The award of Best Director for Feature Film was presented to ‘Chronicle of a Passion’ by Fabrizio Cattani from Italy.

Kambuzia Partovi from Iran took home the Best Script award and Iranian actor Mohsen Tanabandeh grabbed the best actor prize, both for ‘Ferrari’.

Best Actress award went to Valeria Ciangottini for ‘Chronicle of a Passion’ from Italy.

Hossein Molayemi was awarded as the best director for his animation ‘Run Rostam, Run’.

‘Chronicle of a Passion’ by Fabrizio Cattani from Italy grabbed the Best Fiction Film award.

The International Urban Film Festival’s main focus is on the significance of city and urbanism in human life. The event also seeks to promote empathy and moral values in cinematic works and offers a platform for exchange of ideas and experiences among the cities of the world.

Organized by the Art and Culture Organization of Tehran Municipality, the festival’s film categories include Iranian Cinema (competition), International Cinema (competition) and Neighborhood section.