TEHRAN – (Iranart)- Several Iranian movies have received nominations at the Love International Film Festival, which was held in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles from April 7 to 16.
“Immortality” by Mehdi Fardqaderi and “Temporary License” by Afshin Hashemi are competing with four others for the award for best feature film, the organizers have announced.
“Limit” by Javad Darai and “The Rainy Love” by Mahdieh Shirin have been nominated for the best foreign short film award.
In the short animated films category, “Swan Lake” by Ali Nikfar and “Blows with the Wind” by Hazhir Asadi have received nominations.
Esmaeil Mehrabi for his role in “Temporary License” and Misaq Zare’ for his role in “Immortality” have been nominated in the best actor category
In the best supporting actor category Arman Arianasab, for his role in “Immortality”, and Masud Keramati, for his portrayal of Aqa Bazmi in “Temporary License”, have received nominations.
Faqiheh Soltani is competing for the best actress award for her role in “Immortality” and Maral Farjad, Anahita Nemati and Sudabeh Beizai have been nominated for the best supporting actress award for their roles in the film.
Afshin Hashemi for “Temporary License” and Mehdi Fardqaderi for “Immortality” have been nominated for the best screenwriter award.
In the best cinematographer category, Asghar Rafijam for “Temporary License” and Amin Jafari for “Immortality” have received nominations.
Ramin Rezapur has also received the nod for the best composer award for his collaboration in “Immortality”.
Winners will be announced during a special ceremony in July.
The festival puts its spotlight on movies that are supposed to bring “the world closer together, and promotes love and healing through cinema.”
All proceeds for the 2018 LIFF are scheduled to be given to the Lotus Light Children Charity in Los Angeles.