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Iranian Film Festival awards Mohsen Tanabandeh

Iranian actor Mohsen Tanabandeh wins at the 9th Iranian Film Festival in Australia.

Iranian actor Mohsen Tanabandeh has garnered the Audience Award for his performance in ‘Oath’ at the 9th Iranian Film Festival in Australia.

A brief synopsis for the film reads, “Rezvan is murdered and now her family is after proving the fact that her husband is the one who killed her. The family members led by Rezvan’s sister take a bus to Mashhad where they will testify against Rezvan’s husband swearing on the Quran that he has done it”.

Notable among the cast are Saeed AqakhaniMahnaz AfsharHassan Pourshirazi and Mehran Ahmadi.

The film was screened at the 37th Fajr Film Festival and got several nominations. Although it was not able to grab any awards, it received various positive reviews.

The Iranian Film Festival screens the best of Iranian cinema and the Persian speaking world in Australia.

Established in 2011, the fest showcases films from Persian-speaking filmmakers from Iran, Afghanistan, and Tajikistan. The fest holds master classes and cultural events.

The award ceremony of the latest edition of the festival was held on January 19.

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