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News number: 8806170816

12:28 | 2009-09-08

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Montreal Int'l Film Fest Awards Two Iranian Films

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran's "Fire Keeper" directed by Mohsen Amir Yousefi was awarded by Montreal International Film Festival 2009.



The film received The Innovation Award from the main section of the 33rd edition of the festival.

Also Mohammadreza Vatandoost's "When the Lemons Turned Yellow managed" to win silver Zenith Award from the cultural event.

Three other Iranian films represented the country at the festival, "Twenty" by Abdulreza Kahani, "Penalty" by Ensie Shah Hosseini and "The First Film" by Panah Panahi, the Iranian students news agency reported.

Iranian famous director, Jafar Panahi headed the festival's jury from August 27 to September 7.