Art and Experience: “Another Time”, Iranian director Nahid Hassanzadeh’s debut feature, won the best film award in the Women Filmmakers’ Competition at the 20th Kolkata International Film Festival, the organizers announced on Friday.

“Another Time” tells the story of Ghadir, a chemical plant worker who, after being arrested for protesting against not being paid his wages for over a year, returns from his prison sentence and is confronted with the fact that his daughter, Somayeh, has given birth to a child out of wedlock.

The award for best director in this section went to Yao Tingting from China for “Yesterday Once More”.