Art and Experience:  Iranian director Mostafa Gandomkar’s “Alan” won the Golden Leaf for Best Kurdish Short Film at the 5th Duhok International Film Festival, which was held in the Iraqi city from September 9 to 16.

The film is about a Kurdish man in Syria who has lost his home and family in ISIS attacks.

Iranian cinematographer Turaj Aslani also won the special jury award for Turkish director Hasim Aydemir’s movie “14 July”.

Eight other Iranian movies, including “Gaze” by Farnush Samadi, “Achieve” by Mohammadreza Minapur, “Dada Saltaneh” by Hadi Ahmadi and “Darza” by Iraj Mohammadi Razini were also screened at the festival.

Source: tehrantimes