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VIVA filmfest awards Iranian ‘Branches and Brushes’

‘Branches and Brushes’ wins award at the VIVA filmfest in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Iranian short documentary ‘Branches and Brushes’ has received an award at the VIVA Film Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Directed by Komeil Soheili, the short doc won the second prize at the Religious Film competition category of the 6th edition of the Bosnian event.

The 11-minute flick is about a monk in deep meditation in the forests far away from the capital city of South Korea.

Scheduled to compete at the 23rd Religion Today Film Festival in Italy, the short doc has already attended a number of international events, including the Asia Peace Film Festival in Pakistan where it was shortlisted among the finalists.

The VIVA Film Festival is an annual event on promotion of documentary works.

It consists of three categories, including ecology, tourism and religion.

The 6th edition of the festival was held online on September 16-20, 2020.

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