‘Marziyeh’ wins 2 awards at Canada’s Women in Film festival
Art and Experience: Iranian short film ‘Marziyeh’ directed by Dornaz Hajiha has won two awards at the 14th Women In Film + Television Vancouver (WIFTV) film festival in Canada.
Directed by Dornaz Hajiha, the Iranian short film ‘Marziyeh’ won the Best Director Award and Best Editing Award in the short films category at the 14th Women In Film + Television Vancouver (WIFTV) film festival in Canada.
Co-produced by Iran and UK, ‘Marziyeh’ is the story of a young woman and and her husband who drive to the wake of a relative. She prepares her appearance to meet the satisfaction of her strict religious family. During the wake, Marziyeh’s husband, who is in the men’s only section, learns that Marziyeh has described a dream that is taken seriously as an omen by the deceased’s family.
The 14th Women In Film + Television Vancouver (WIFTV) film festival took place on 5-10 March 2019.