Source: Tehran Times
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"Wishbone" by Iranian director Ali Atshani has won the best feature film and best director of the year awards at the WIND International Film Festival in Hollywood. Wishbone was nominated for 8 categories and won as best feature film for:
Best Directing, Producing: Ali Atshani
Best Lead Actress: Mitra Hajjar
Best Lead Actor: Hoseyn Yari
Best Singer and Supporting Actor: Mazyar Fallahi
Wishbone's director, Ali Atshani
The gold trophy of the WIND festival was given to Atshani on the closing day on Saturday and was presented by Elham Madani, the founder and director of the festival.
Based on a true story, the film is about a married football coach who meets his ex-girlfriend after a lengthy hiatus. The girl, who had been one of his fans, enters his life once again.
The critically acclaimed Iranian flick has already taken home numerous awards
including the Best Cinematic Film at the 3rd edition of the London Independent
Filmmakers Association Festival and has attended the 35th edition of the Fajr
Film Festival Perspective section in Iran.
The cast includes famous Iranian actor Hossein Yari and actress Mitra Hajjar.
The film is soon to hit Iranian theaters.
WIND International Festival was held on February 21-23 in the Hollywood, California. WIND (Women, Inspiring Films, Nation, Diversity) is famous as Women Oscar for high quality of films and 24 k gold plated trophy that is very similar to the height and weight of Oscar but in a Female and angel figure. WIND stands for Women and is to bring more diversity in to Hollywood film industry and to make a nationwide peace through the art and great films or humanitarian people.
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