Oblivion Season grabs 4 awards of 3rd Rahway Intl. Filmfest

TEHRAN, Sep. 05 (MNA) – Iranian feature film Oblivion Season directed by Abbas Rafei attended the competition section of the the Third Annual Rahway International Film Festival and could win four main awards of this festival.

This year, 12 films got screenings in the completion section and Abbas Rafei’s film Oblivion Season competed with other films from around the world.

The Third Annual Rahway International Film Festival was held in Hamilton Stage for the Performing Arts New Jersey and aimed to provide the world’s independent filmmakers with an opportunity to promote hope, equality, empathy, and awareness through their films; therefore, after each film’s screening a seminar was held on the themes of the film by film experts, directors, and critics.

Oblivion Season bagged four awards for Best Feature Film, Best Feature Narrative, Best Screenplay of a Feature Film, and Best Actress in a Feature Film.

The Iranian flick has so far attended Hudson Festival in New York, held 14-19 August, in Monroe Academy for Visual Arts & Design, Brasov International Film Festival & Market 2015, and the Colombian International Film Festival. The Iranian work is also accepted for the 39th Montreal World Film Festival (MWFF), scheduled from August 27 to September 7.

Oblivion Season competed in Iran’s 32nd Fajr International Film Festival and its actress Sareh Bayat was a nominee for the best actress title. It also bagged the NETPAC Award (The Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema).

Oblivion Season tells the story of a woman in Iran who starts a new life by marrying her loved one, but leaving the shadow of her dark past is not as easy as it seemed. Now she is the prisoner of her loved one and to earn her freedom, she will need to fight with the masculine society.


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