Ali Atshani wins Best Director Award at WIND Filmfest.
Art and Experience: Iranian film ‘Wishbone’ by Ali Atshani won the Best Director Award at the WIND International Film Festival in the United States.
Acclaimed film Wishbone had also been nominated for the Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Editing, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor Male and Best Cinematography awards at the festival.
The cinematic work compares and contrasts the ups and downs experienced by a fired coach who met a girl with whom he had a relationship several years prior.
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 WIND International Festival was held on February 21-23 in the Hollywood, California.