Art and Experience: ‘The Descendants’ by Yaser Talebi has won the Yonder Award for the best film at the 3rd edition of Longleaf Film Festival in North Carolina, US.
Directed by Yaser Talebi and produced by Mitra Rouhi, ‘The Descendants’ won the Yonder Award for best film at the 3rd edition of the American film festival.
‘The Descendants’ has already won several awards from international film festivals including Pembroke Taparelli (Best Film), Reel Rose Awards (Best Film), and Franklin County (Best Actor).
The film is about the quiet life of Jacob and his wife which becomes entangled with worries about their son Farrokh, who left Iran to continue his studies—he has not been in touch with them for a long time, and now the father embarks on an Odyssey-like journey to find him.
The 3rd edition of Longleaf Film Festival was held in North Carolina, US, on 12-13 May, 2017 with participation of over 60 films from across the globe.