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Posted On: 17 September 2022 11:43 am
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Doha Film Institute supported films win awards at 79th Venice International Film Festival

Fareeha Imtiaz
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Doha film institute supported films win awards 79th venice international film festival

Doha Film Institute (DFI) announced the success of three DFI-supported films at the 79th Venice International Film Festival.

The ORIZZONTI - Extra Audience Award was won by the film NOZOUH (Syria) which was directed by Soudade Kaadan which was selected out of 10 other international projects.

Film named AUTOBIOGRAPHY (Indonesia) directed by Makbul Mubarak won the award as the FIPRESCI Prize - Critics' Week; while film named Dirty Difficult Dangerous (France, Lebanon, Germany, Qatar) directed by Wissam Charaf won the award of Europa Cinemas Label Award.

The film AUTOBIOGRAPHY is one that relates the story of a teenager who is abandoned after the imprisonment of his father; and Dirty Difficult Dangerous relates a love story that is set amidst current-day issues like war, refugees & trafficking.

Source: DFI / The Peninsula
Cover image credit: The Peninsula