Globetrotting ‘Oblivion Season’ wins in Australia

TEHRAN, Dec. 15 (MNA) - Iranian film Oblivion Season, produced and directed by Abbas Rafei, bagged two awards at the Phoenix Film Festival Melbourne 2015.

The Iranian flick received the festival’s awards of Feature (Budget under $250,000) and Best Human Rights.

Following its highly successful attendance in a number of prestigious international film festivals, Rafei's production won the best film award at Italy's 16th Asiatica Film Mediale, held November 20 to 28.

Oblivion Season has also won the awards of best film and best actress at the Universal Film Festival held in Kansas City, Missouri.

It has received several awards at international festivals including the Best Feature Narrative Award at Buffalo International Film Festival (BIFF), the third Annual Rahway International Film Festival in New Jersey, Hudson Festival in New York, the 39th Montreal World Film Festival, Afghanistan International Women Film Festival as well as Brasov International Film Festival (BRIFF) held in Romania.

The film narrates the story of a struggling but strong-spirited woman who, against all prejudices, tries to assert herself against working women and also against the hostility and contempt of the family of her husband.

 

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