Art and Experience: Iranian film ‘Abji’ (The Sis), directed by Marjan Ashrafizadeh, won the Best Film Award at the 13th edition of the Action On Film International Film Festival in the USA.
This was the 10th international screening of Abji which narrates the story of two women who have lived together for more than 50 years, but the situation doesn’t remain the same and then the time comes to part ways.
Iranian actress Golab Adineh also has been nominated for the Best Actress Award at the event. She has previously won Best Actress Award for her role in Abji at the 7th Beijing International Film Festival in China and the Best Artistic Achievement Award at the 20th Brooklyn International Film Festival.
The Action On Film International Film Festival is a film festival currently held in Monrovia, California. It was founded in 2004, and it has been held in several different cities in California. Being a hub for many returning filmmakers each year, they have expanded as an Official Distributor to SHORTS.TV and they also program Feature Films at a number of Indie Theaters.