(Persia Digest) - “Leaf of life” by Ebrahim Mokhtari has won the Inalco Award (Festival des Cinémas d'Asie de Vesoul) in France. Iranian Director, Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, was also awarded a lifetime’s achievement award.
“Leaf of life” feature film has been directed by Ebrahim Mokhtari, long-time documentary maker, and distributed by Farabi Cinema Foundation. It has been screened at the 24th Festival des Cinémas d'Asie de Vesoul, winning the Inalco award from the Jury of the National Institute of Civilization and Eastern Languages. The film premiered in Iran recently at the Art and Experience group of cinemas.
Film producer, director, and screenwriter, Rakhshan Bani-Etemad, was also awarded a lifetime’s achievement award.
The festival took place from 30 January to 6 February in France.