Baku.2 March.REPORT.AZ/ Azerbaijani filmmaker Feroz Shamilov’s “Road” was crowned best fiction movie in the international section of the 9th Ruyesh Religious Short Film Festival, Report informs, the organizers announced on Friday.
“War in Safe Areas” directed by Mohammad Alsaed from Lebanon won the award for best documentary.
“Painting Sheet in the Media” by Syrian director Lama Tayara and “Twins” by Algerian filmmaker Ahmed al-Amin shared the award for best animation.
The winners in the national section of the festival were also announced at the closing ceremony of the event, which was held at Tehran’s Andisheh Hall.
“At The Six O’clock” directed by Roqiyeh Tavakoli won the award for best fiction film in this section and “The Feast of Martyrdom” by Iranian filmmaker Panahbarkhoda Rezaii received the best award for documentary.
“All the Winters I Haven’t Seen” directed by Omid Khoshnazar was honored with the best prize for animation.
The festival, which ran from February 24 to 27, was organized by the Art Bureau of Iran’s Islamic Ideology Dissemination Organization.