The 39th Fajr Film Festival (FFF) has announced the winners in each category during the closing ceremony held on February 10.
The winners are as follows:
- Best Actress in a Leading Role: Roya Afshar for ‘Mother’
- Best Actor in a Leading Role: Reza Attaran for ‘Roshan’
- Best Actress in a Supporting Role: Gelareh Abbasi for ‘Piebald’
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role: Pouria Rahimi-Sam for ‘Zalava’
- Best Screenplay: Ida Panahandeh, Arsalan Amiri and Tahmineh Bahram for ‘Zalava’
- Best Director: Mehdi Jafari for ‘Yadoo’
- Best Editing: Emad Khodabakhsh for ‘Without Anything’
- Best Cinematography: Morteza Najafi for ‘Roshan’ and ‘Yadoo’
- Best Short Film: ‘Emergency’ by Maryam Esmi-Khani
- Best Film in National Look section: ‘Sniper’ by Ali Ghaffari
- Best Film: ‘Yadoo’ by Mehdi Jafari
- Best Documentary: ‘Coup 53’ by Taqi Amirani
- Jury Special Prize: Mohsen Qaraei for ‘Without Anything’
- Audience Award for Best Film: ‘Piebald’ by Narges Abyar
- Best Score Music: Hamed Sabet for ‘Without Everything’
- Best Visual Effects: Farid Nazer-Fasihi for ‘Piebald’
- Best Special Effects: Iman Karamian for ‘The Sniper’
- Best Makeup Design: Iman Omidvari for ‘Piebald’
- Best Custom Design: Maral Jeyrani for ‘Without Everything’
- Best Scenic Design: Soheil Danesh for ‘Once Upon a Time, Abadan’
- Best Sound Record: Rashid Daneshmand for ‘Yadoo’
The 39th edition of the FFF kicked off on January 31 and wrapped up on February 10, 2021.
The Fajr Film Festival coincides with the Ten-Day Fajr (Dawn) ceremonies across Iran, marking the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Since its establishment in 1982, the Fajr Film Festival has played a vital role in the development of Iranian Cinema.
Supervised by Iran’s Ministry of Culture, the festival hosts veteran directors and new filmmakers from Iran every year.