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Publish Date: 4 February 2021 - 11:15
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Two Kanoon Films Made Way to Waco Family & Faith International Film Festival, USA

Two Kanoon Feature Films Made Way to the Competition Section of the Second Waco Family & Faith International Film Festival, USA.

According to Kanoon General Directorate for Public Relations and International Affairs, “Knock Out” directed by Gholamreza Ramezani, and “Douch” directed by Amir Mashhadi Abbas, Kanoon productions in 2018, are supposed to compete with 19 films in the competition section of the festival.

Based on the news, out of 65 films arrived at the festival, 21 feature films to obtain the best film award, 18 to obtain the best short film award, 9 to obtain the best animation award, and 16 films to obtain the award for the best student film are competing. 

“Knock Out” was a nominee to receive the award from the fiction section called “My Favorite Film” of China International Children Film Festival. It attended the competition section the 49th Giffoni Film Festival, Italy. It also attended the Panorama of Zlin Festival.

The three films received Golden Butterfly, one special award, one statuette and one plaque of appreciation from  31st Isfahan International Film Festival for Children & Youth.

“Douch”, too, attended the contest section of Zlin Festival, it was screened as a special display with Japanese dubbing in Okinawa, Japan. It was screened in Mumbai International Film Festival, in DYTIATKO, Ukraine, and in Cinekid Festival, Amsterdam.

It has won five awards and one plaque of appreciation from 31st Isfahan International Film Festival for Children & Youth.

The founder of Waco Family & Faith International Film Festival said due to Corona virus pandemic all over the world, festival organizers are trying to prepare the best and the most secure way for the audience to watch the selected movies in a way that all films are displayed online, even some of them are free of charge.

The 2nd Waco Family & Faith International Film Festival is held online for the interested on “Family and Faith” from Feb 4 to 6, 2021 in Texas, USA.



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