The film directed by Mehdi Zamanpour-Kiasari, has grabbed the award for best international short documentary at the 15th edition of the Austrian event.
The documentary is about an 80-year-old blind man, who earns his own living from manufacturing handicrafts from stones he picks from the mountains.
‘Asak’ received the best film award at the 20th International Golden Saffron Documentary Film Festival in Turkey.
Ethnocineca is organized as an association and sees itself as a platform embedded into a network of cultural, scientific and social institutions and initiatives.
A mutual passion for ethnographic and documentary film is the drive and reason why Ethnocineca exists.
The 2021 edition of the festival was held on May 6-13.