Iranian director earns Bosphorus Film Festival award

Tehran, Nov 4, IRNA – Iranian director Peyman Moaadi received the award for the best director at Bosphorus Film Festival award held in Istanbul, Turkey.

Moaadi received the award for the movie ' Bomb'.

The movie is based on the Tehran's Bombardment conditions in 1988.

According to Bosphorus website, the event is aimed to contribute to the development of motion pictures that have ethical, esthetical and technical integrity in Turkey and in the World, to support young producers and directors materially and morally in producing new movies, to keep the idea of provision of our country’s cinema with an identity on the agenda and to perform the necessary activities to that end, and to promote our country’s cinema both in Turkey and internationally.

Payman Maadi, also known as Peyman Moaadi, is an Iranian-American actor, screenwriter and director. He is best known for starring in the films A Separation and About Elly by director Asghar Farhadi and the independent drama film Camp X-Ray. For his role in A Separation, he won the Silver Bear for Best Actor in 2011.

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