“The Skier” crowned best at Greece Olympia festival
Art and Experience: Iranian director Fereidun Najafi’s “The Skier” won the best film award at the Olympia International Film Festival for Children and Young People, Iran’s Art Bureau, the international distributor of the film, announced on Sunday.
The film tells the story of a boy from Kuhrang who faces problems on his way to take a little ibex to a tribal ritual in a snowy, remote region in Chaharmahal-Bakhtiari Province.
Iranian short “Butterfly” by Maryam Khalilzadeh was also screened at the festival, which was held in Pyrgos, Greece from December 1 to 8.
Source: Tehran Times