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‘Zero to Podium’ wins award at Queen Palm Int'l Film Festival

Iranian biopic ‘Zero to Podium’ wins at Queen Palm International Film Festival in the US.

Iranian biopic doc ‘Zero to Podium’ has succeeded to win at the Queen Palm International Film Festival in the US.

Sahar Mosayyebi’s documentary on Mansourian sisters grabbed the Sport Inspirational Best Award of the 2020 Queen Palm film event.

'Zero to Podium' documents the lives of three Iranian sisters who are Wushu fighters from a small town in Iran.

The Mansourian sisters have brought several international titles to Iran from different global and Asian martial arts competitions.

The biopic documentary film was picked as best film at the 10th Cinema Verite which was held in the Iranian capital city of Tehran.

'Zero to Podium' broke the record for the amount sold for a documentary at Iran 2017 box office.

The doc has gone on screen at several global events and won national and international honors such as the best director award at the Cinema d’iDEA Film Festival in Italy, best debut feature award at the 27th Raindance Film Festival in the UK, and best documentary award at the 2019 Milano International FICTS Festival in Italy.

The Queen's Palm Festival is held annually in California to discover new and different works in the world.

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