‘Weavers of Imagination’ wins Grand Jury Prize at HAAPI filmfest.
Art and Experience: Iranian documentary feature ‘Weavers of Imagination’ directed by Mohammad Sadegh Jafari has won the Grand Jury Prize at the 14th Houston Asian American Pacific Islander Film Festival (HAAPI) in US.
The Iranian film has won the Grand Jury Prize for best documentary feature at the 14th edition of the American film festival.
‘Weavers of Imagination’ recounts the life of a number of visually-impaired people who weave rugs together and how the simple fact of working together fills them with a great sense of happiness.
Established in 2004, the Houston Asian American Pacific Islander Film Festival (HAAPI Film Festival) aims to “celebrate the diversity of culture, food, and stories of the AAPI community and to support AAPI artists and filmmakers.”
The 14th edition of the event was held on 31 May to 8 June in Texas, United States.
‘Weavers of Imagination’ has recently won the Best Documentary award at ARC Film Festival in Germany.