'Beside Me' selected as best short documentary in Lucania Festival

Uremia, Aug 26, IRNA – Head of West Azarbaijan province Youth Cinema Association Ehsan Mahdian said on Saturday the movie 'Beside Me' grabbed the best short documentary prize in Lucania Film Festival in Italy.

The six-minute documentary introduced a village named 'Dash-band' between Miandoab and Bukan cities with aim to attract tourists from everywhere.

He added that the documentary had already won a prize in the US International Film Festival CSFF as the best foreign documentary.

It was written and directed by Zanyar Mohammadi-neko, born 1993 in Bukan city and a teacher in physical education.

He started his professional work four years ago.

West Azarbaijan Youth Cinema Association have received 25 awards over past two years in more than 70 international film and photo festivals.