Persian Film ‘Endless Borders’ Wins Golden Peacock for Best Film at IFFI 54

  • At the 54th International Film Festival of India (IFFI).
  • 15 films consisting of 12 International and 3 Indian films competed for the Award at the festival, held in Goa.
  • The award consists of Rs 40 Lacs, a Certificate and a Golden Peacock Medal.
  • The film is directed by Abbas Amini.
  • It is an emotionally charged narrative set against the backdrop of an Iranian teacher’s odyssey amidst the turmoil ignited by the rise of the Taliban in Afghanistan.
  • Bulgarian Director Stephan Komandarev won the ‘Silver Peacock’ for Best Director for ‘Blaga’s Lessons’.
  • Actor Pouria Rahimi Sam has been chosen as the Best Actor for his role in the Persian film Endless Borders.
  • French actress, Melanie Thierry won the Silver Peacock for Best Actor (Female) for Party of Fools.
  • Indian Filmmaker Rishab Shetty bags a Special Jury Award for Kantara.
  • Reger Azad Kaya received the Award for Best Debut Feature Film of a Director for When the Seedlings Grow.
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