TEHRAN –(Iranart)-Iranian film ‘The Ocean behind the Window,’ directed by Babak Nabizadeh, won the Grand Prix in the competitive section of the Zero Plus International Children's and Youth Film Festival, known as Zero Plus, in Tyumen, Russia.
The Russian festival began on September 27 and will run through October 3.
Nabizadeh’s film competed with films from Germany, Switzerland, Norway, Austria, Russia, India, and the Czech Republic.
The film which was the first experience of Nabizadeh as a director was produced by the Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, IRNA wrote.
The film has previously won six awards in the 32nd International Film Festival for Children and Youth in Isfahan, Iran, and the Best Children’s Film Award from San Francisco International Film Festival.
Zero Plus has explained its goal as promotion and popularization of high-quality films, which foster a positive, creative, and formative worldview in children and young people and strengthen the common human values: Family, childhood, friendship, kindness, nature, and love for a profession.
Source: Iran Daily