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Thursday May 9, 2019 14:50221

Iran’s Fereydoun Hamid named Best Actor in Morocco

Iran’s Fereydoun Hamid wins Best Actor award at the 3rd FUICLA in Morocco.

Iran’s Fereydoun Hamid has won Best Actor award at the 3rd edition of the International University Festival Cine- Literature of Agadir (FUICLA) in Morocco.

Hamid was named the best actor at the Moroccan event for his role in Iranian short film ‘Slaughter’.

Co-directed by Saman Hosseinpour and Ako Zand-Karimi, ‘Slaughter’ narrates the story of a family that has to sell its lone cow to live through a tough winter. The family’s son, however, is not happy with the deal, so he lets the cow escape.

The film has so far attended a number of global events, including the 2018 Early Bird International Student Film Festival in Bulgaria, the 17th Third Eye Asian Film Festival in India, the 12th Kustendorf Film and Music Festival in Serbia, the 12th International Glasgow Short Film Festival in Scotland, and the 9th FOKUS film festival in Denmark.

‘Slaughter’ also managed to grab Best Cinematography award at the Asian Cinematography Awards in the Philippines in March 2019.

The 3rd edition of the FUICLA announced the winners on April 29, 2019.