After 6 days (Jan 10-15), and a record Sold Out festival (13 out of 13 screenings Sold Out ) the 1st Iranian Film Festival New York came to an end with announcing the winners:
Best Film: Sheeple by Hooman Seyedi
Special Jury Award: Hendi and Hormoz by Abbas Amini
Best Artistic or Technical Achievement: Asghar Yousefinejad for directing of The Home
Audience Award: I Want To Dance by Bahman Farmanara
Looking forward to seeing you back in cinemas soon with year round screenings of Iranian Films through Daricheh Cinema.
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Iranian Film Festival New York is co-founded and co-programmed by the Festival Director, Armin Miladi, who distributes Iranian films internationally and runs the annual Iranian Film Festival of Australia, now in its eighth year and by film critic Godfrey Cheshire, who has written extensively about Iranian cinema. The festival is presented under the banner of Miladi’s company Daricheh Cinema.