‘Rona, Azim’s Mother’, a coproduction between Afghanistan and Iran by Tehran-based Afghan brothers Jamshid and Navid Mahmoudi, won an award at the 13th edition of Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) in Australia.
Tehran hosts the Fifth Arba’een International Award. During the closing ceremony, top winners from eleven countries were awarded, and, as always, the annual event was attended by Iranian officials and representatives from across the globe.
Lech Majewski, the Polish film and theater director and writer, will be the recipient of the Directing Award at the Camerimage International Film Festival, which will take place in Torun, Poland, on November 9-16.
Bong Joon-Ho’s dark comedy, ‘Parasite,’ which won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival, has been scheduled by the American film production and distribution company, Neon, for an awards season release of October 11 in Los Angeles and New York.
Nominations for the 91st Academy Awards were announced bright and early Tuesday morning, with TV stars Kumail Nanjiani (‘Silicon Valley’) and Tracee Ellis Ross (‘Black-ish’) on hand to reveal the nominees in 24 categories in the running for cinema’s highest honor.