TEHRAN. (Iranart) – Iranian director Ali Jaberansari’s film Tehran: City of Love won the International Ecumenical Jury Prize at the 16th CineFest Miskolc International Film Festival in the Hungarian city, the organizers announced on Saturday.
The film follows the stories of Mina, who is unhappy about her weight, Hessam, a retired bodybuilder who trains older men, and Vahid, who sings at funerals and weddings.
The Lighthouse by Robert Eggers from Canada won the grand prize of the festival, while Monos, a co-production between Colombia and Argentina by Colombian director Alejandro Landes, was named best film.
Tehran: City of Love has been awarded at several international events, including the Beijing International Film Festival and the Sofia International Film Festival.
Source: Tehran Times