Iranian film Daughter wins Golden Peacock award at 47 IFFI

Posted on:29 Nov 2016 10:43:02
Iranian film Daughter wins Golden Peacock award at 47 IFFI
29 November 2016 Current Affairs: Iranian film “Daughter” has won the coveted Golden Peacock award at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI). It has been directed by Reza Mirkarimi. It is a family drama set in southern Iran. It brings out intergenerational conflict between a strict father and a young daughter. Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore conferred these awards during the concluding ceremony of IFFI held in Goa.

Special jury award: The Throne (South Korea) directed by Lee Joon-Ik. Best Actor Female award: Elina Vaska (Latvia) for Mellow Mud. 

Best Actor Male award: Farhad Aslani (Iran) for Daughter. 

Best Director award: Jointly-shared by Soner Caner and Baris Kaya for Turkish film “Rauf”. 

ICFT UNESCO Gandhi Medal Prize: Turkish director Mustafa Kara for his film “Cold of Kalandar”. 

Special Jury mention award: Tiffany Hsuig for the Korean movie “The Apology”. 

Centenary Award for the Best Debut Feature of the director: Pepa San Martin for the film “Ra Ra”.

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