An Iranian short film won Golden Guepard Award at Tashkent International Film Festival. The short film "Burned, Cooked, Raw" by Iranian filmmaker Shahram Mokri won the "Golden Guepard" Award of the first Tashkent International Film Festival held October 19-26.
Mokri's short film tells the story of a 40-year-old man who thinks about his lost opportunities.
"Burned, Cooked, Raw" competed with 14 other movies from different countries including the United States, Poland, Germany and South Korea.
Uzbekistan and Germany scored two honorary diplomas and Mokri's film won the event's top award including the honorary diploma and "Golden Guepard" as well as the festival's symbol.
Tashkent International Film Forum "Golden Guepard" is a competition-based event featuring a jury comprising high-profile professionals. The contest program presents full-length films, short films and animated films.
The image of guepard has deep historical roots in Uzbekistan's culture. It was featured in the coat of arms of House of Rulers of Chach (the ancient name of Tashkent).
Shahram Mokri born in 1977 in Marand, Iran, Shahram mokri is a graduate of cinema from Tehran’s Soureh Collehe. He started making short films since 2000 and he’s also edited 8 TV dramas, 2 TV series and more than 20 short and documentary films. His short films brought him national and international recognition.
"Burned, Cooked, Raw” (2011)
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