Thursday, November 27, 2008

Iran's Riahi to judge Grand Off awards

Iranian filmmaker and journalist Marjan Riahi is slated to serve on the jury of Grand Off - European Off Film Awards in Warsaw, Poland.
Riahi will be joined by directors and artists from Poland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Hungary, the UK, Spain, Croatia, Luxembourg, France, Belgium, Germany, Estonia, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Russia and Ukraine.

Marjan Riahi's first directing experience was a documentary called Eternal Mothers, which was screened in numerous Iranian and International Festivals. It received the 2002 Best Short Documentary Award of Dubai Short Film Festival.
She has also judged at the 2007 Kabul International Documentary and Short Film Festival in Afghanistan.

This year's European Off Film Awards has also nominated Iran's Angels Die in Soil directed by Babak Amini, Feminine, Masculine directed by Sadaf Foroughi, and Shadows of Silence directed by Shahriar Pourseidian for the Best Non-European Film award.
The Grand Off - European Off Film Awards are granted in the categories of directing, scriptwriting, editing, cinematography, best actor, best actress, best feature film, best documentary and best animation.

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