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Sunless Shadows wins award@32nd IDFA, The Netherlands

Sunless Shadows, directed by Mehrdad Oskouei, has won *Best Director* Award at the 32nd IDFA, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

We are delighted for director Mehrdad Oskouei and his success with the film ‘Sunless Shadows’ at the 32nd IDFA, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Congratulations also to all those involved in the production.

32nd IDFA, International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
November 20 – December 01, 2019.
https://www.idfa.nl/nl/

 

DreamLab@BUSAN International Film Festival

We are delighted for the selection of the films ‘Seven and a Half and ‘African violet in ‘A Window on Asian Cinema’ section at the 24th Busan International Film Festival, South Korea.

Seven and a Half directed by Navid Mahmoudi

Screening Schedule:
October 6 / 14:00 / Lotte Cinema Centum City 6
October 10 / 17:00 / MEGABOX Jangsan Haeundae 1
October 11 / 14:00 / Lotte Cinema Centum City 7

African Violet directed by Mona Zandi Haghighi

Screening Schedule:
October 7 / 14:00 / MEGABOX Jangsan Haeundae 3
October 9 / 10:00 / Lotte Cinema Centum City 2
October 11 / 16:00 / Lotte Cinema Centum City 2
24th BUSAN International Film Festival
October 3-12, 2019
http://www.biff.kr/eng/

African Violet wins award@Tripoli Film Festival, Lebanon

African Violet directed by Mona Zandi, has won Special Jury Prize at the Tripoli International Film Festival, Lebanon.

Congratulations to Mona Zandi and all involved in the production.

Tripoli Film Festival, Lebanon
June 9-19, 2019.
http://www.tripoli-filmfestival.org/festival-2019.html

Dressage wins award@14th International Oriental Film Festival of Geneva

Dressage directed by pooya Badkoobeh has won *GOLDEN FIFOG* Best Film Award at the 14th International Oriental Film Festival of Geneva (FIFOG).

We are delighted for director Pooya Badkoobeh and his success with the film ‘Dressage’ at the 14th International Oriental Film Festival of Geneva (FIFOG)

Congratulations also to all those involved in the production.

14th International Oriental Film Festival of Geneva (FIFOG), Switzerland
April 29-May 5, 2019
http://www.fifog.com

African Violet wins award@25th Vesoul IFF of Asian Cinemas, France

African Violet, directed by Mona Zandi, has won two awards at the 25th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinemas, France.

*Winner of: *Audience Award* (ex aequo)
*Winner of: *High School Student Jury Award*

Congratulations to Mona Zandi and all involved in the production.

25th Vesoul International Film Festival of Asian Cinemas, France
February 5-12, 2019.
www.cinemas-asie.com

Hendi and Hormoz wins award @15th Transsaharien Zagora IFF, Morocco

Hendi and Hormoz, directed by Abbas Amini, has won three awards at the 15th Transsaharien Zagora International Film Festival, Morocco.

*Winner of: *Best ScreenplayAward
*Winner of: *Jury’s Special Mention* for *Best New Acting Talent* Hamed Alipour
*Winner of: *Critics Award* for *Best Film*

Congratulations to Abbas Amini, Hossein Farrokhzadeh, Hamed Alipour and all involved in the production.

15th Transsaharien Zagora International Film Festival, Morocco.
December 13-18, 2018.
https://www.facebook.com/FestivalFilmTranssaharienZagora/

Two Films Gain Three Nominations at the 12th APSA

DreamLab is proud to announce that two of its films have received three nominations for the 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards:

*- Tale of The Sea: ‘Bahman Farmanara’, nominated for ‘Best Performance By An Actor’
*- Bomb, A Love Story: ‘Eléni Karaïndrou’, nominated for ‘Best Original Film Score’
*- Bomb, A Love Story: ‘Payman Maadi’ nominated for ‘Best Screenplay’

We wish all three nominees the very best of success.

The APSA Ceremony will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2018 in Brisbane, Australia.
www.asiapacificscreenawards.com

MAKI wins award at the 6th Chelsea IFF, New York

MAKI directed by Naghmeh Shirkhan has won ‘Best Director’ Award at the 6th Chelsea International Film Festival, New York, USA.

Congratulations to Naghmeh Shirkhan and all involved in the production.

MAKI: Film Review
Hollywood REPORTER
https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/review/maki-review-1153627

Chelsea International Film Festival, New York, USA.
October 18-21, 2018.
www.chelseafilm.org

MAKI@Chelsea International Film Festival, New York

MAKI directed by Naghmeh Shirkhan in competition section at the 6th Chelsea International Film Festival, New York, USA.

Screening schedule:
Friday, October 19, 2018 at 9 pm ¦ AMC Loews 34th St.

6th Chelsea International Film Festival, New York, USA
October 18-21, 2018.
www.chelseafilm.org

Bomb, A Love Story & Eléni KARAÏNDROU’s Nomination for Best Original Score

BOMB, A LOVE STORY directed by Payman Maadi has been nominated for the 12th Asia Pacific Screen Award, for Best Original Film Score.

Expanding the award categories to acknowledge the integral role of music to the filmmaking process, APSA honored the following composers with a nomination for the first APSA for Best Original Score:

Eléni Karaïndrou for Bomb, A Love Story / Bomb, Yek Asheghaneh (Iran)
Harry Gregson-Williams for Breath (Australia)
Hildur Guðnadóttir, Jóhann Jóhannsson for Mary Magdalene (Australia, United Kingdom)
Ryan Cayabyab for The Portrait (Ang Larawan) (Philippines)
Omar Fadel for Yomeddine (Egypt)

The APSA Ceremony will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2018 in Brisbane, Australia.
www.asiapacificscreenawards.com