According to the festival’s website, Shirin Sabour’s film won the award for Best Short/doc On Women at the 2020 edition of the Italian event.
“Nader, whose house is on the verge of destruction, asks his sister to help him on the pretext of his child’s illness. His sister goes to his home, but…” a synopsis for the 15-minute film reads.
Earlier reports said ‘The Other’, co-directed by Saman Hosseinpour and Ako Zand-karimi, won the award for Best Silent Film at the festival.
The Venice Intercultural Film Festival aims to “reward those productions that highlight significant aspects of local or national cultures”, an online submission platform says.
The winning films will be screened at the festival, scheduled for May 29, 2020.