Art and Experience: “Standing in the Dust”, a biopic on Iranian IRGC commander Ahmad Motevasselian who was kidnapped by the Zionist regime in 1982 in Lebanon, starts its Art and Experience and countrywide premiere today.

The movie produced by Habib Vaalinejad won the Crystal Simorgh for best film at the 34th Fajr Film Festival, Iran’s most prestigious event in the motion picture industry.

Its director and screenwriter Mohammad-Hossein Mahdavian was also presented with the special jury award in the New Look section of the festival, which is dedicated to debut films and second directorial films.