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‘Gando’ nabs award at Humboldt Int'l Film Fest

Humboldt Int’l Film Fest in US awards Iranian filmmaker Teymour Qaderi.

The Humboldt International Film Fest in the US has bestowed award to Iranian filmmaker Teymour Qaderi.

The young filmmaker succeeded to win the best film award for his short documentary film ‘Gando’ at the 53rd edition of the Humboldt event.

‘Gando’ narrates the life story of children who have to go a long way to get water from a lake where is home to Gandos (Iranian short-snouted crocodiles). In successive Gando attacks on children, they are either mutilated or eaten alive.

Teymour Qaderi was born in 1990. He started his career as a film director in 2007 and directed some short films. So far, he has won many national and international awards.

He has directed three short films: ‘Pomegranate is the Fruit of Paradise’, ‘Picking the Down’ and ‘It Hits Upon the Roof’. Qaderi is the winner of 18 national and international awards from film festivals in Canada, South Korea, Czech Republic and Turkey.

The Humboldt International Film Fest is the oldest student-run film festival in the world. The festival is organized by students from a wide range of academic interests, who share a genuine respect for the art of film.

The 53rd edition of the Humboldt event was held online due to the health concerns over coronavirus.

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