Iranian Filmmaker Wins Award in Canada's Film Festival

Saturday, October 10, 2009

Active ImageCanada's Carrousel International du film de Rimouski has awarded A Time to Love by Iranian filmmaker Ebrahim Forouzesh.

The 90-minute film, which participated in the festival's non-competition section, received the event's jury award, granted by a jury composed of local and international 10 to 17-year-olds.

A Time to Love also won the festival's CIFE (the Centre International du Film pours l'Enfance et la Jeuneusse) award.

The film recounts the story of a handicapped boy and the impediments he faces in his family and social life.

Ebrahim Forouzeh has participated in many prestigious festivals and has won over thirty international awards.

The Key (1976), The Jar (1991), The Little Man (1998), Children of Oil (2001), and Hamoun & Darya (2008) are his other cinematic productions.

The 27th edition of Carrousel International du film de Rimouski, held from September 26 to October 4 in Qebec, also screened a 3-minute animation by 12-year-old Iranian filmmaker, Pouria Aqili.

I Feel Pity for the Ozone Layer had its world premier in the competition section of the festival.

Animation, acting, directing, shooting, and make up workshops were also held on the sidelines of the festival.

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