‘Retouch’ wins 5 more intl. awards
Art and Experience: Iranian short film ‘Retouch’ directed by Kaveh Mazaheri has added to its already impressive record five more awards from international film festivals in Armenia, Argentina, France, Cyprus and Italy.
The awards include Best Short prize at the international competition section of the 16th One Shot International Film Festival in Armenia; Special Jury Award at Santiago del Estero Film Festival in Argentina; Best Actress Award for Sonya Sanjari at GOSH! Independent & International Film Festival in France; Audience Award at Paphos International Film Festival (PIFF) in Cyprus; and the golden medal at the 12th River Film Festival in Italy.
Co-produced by Mazaheri and the Iranian Young Cinema Society, ‘Retouch’ is the story of a young woman whose husband dies before her eyes while she cannot do anything but to witness the unfolding of this tragic event.
Sonya Sanjari has previously won the Best Actress Award for her performance in ‘Retouch’ at 2018 Brussels Short Film Festival in Belgium, and the 1st Sukhum International Film Festival in Abkhazia.