0634 GMT January 20, 2021
Iranian director Pouran Derakhshandeh was awarded at the 13th Global Film Festival Noida (GFFN) for her honest efforts and years of incessant work in the field of cinema.
She received the festival’s International Excellence Award in Cinema presented by Marwah Studios, the GFFN’s organizer, at the closing ceremony, wordpress.com reported.
In addition to the Iranian director, this year, the prestigious award was given to 29 other filmmakers from 21 countries including Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the US, Spain, the UK, Guatemala, Hungary, Uzbekistan, Egypt, Ghana, Greece, Singapore, Germany, Peru, Nigeria, Azerbaijan and Morocco.
Works from 80 countries took part in the 13th edition of the event which was held online during November 26-28. Derakhshandeh represented Iran at the event.
Held annually by Marwah Studios, the international festival provides a venue for filmmakers from all over the world to showcase their films, participate in the exhibitions, workshops and seminars on the sidelines of the event and highlight the latest developments in the field of Cinema.
Derakhshandeh’s new film ‘Hush! Boys Don't Scream’ is currently in its preproduction stage.