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Friday, 08 January 2016 09:56

'I Dance with God' wins top Canadian award

'I Dance with God' wins top Canadian award
Iranian film 'I Dance with God', directed by Houshang Mirzaee, won the award for Best Documentary Over 30 Minutes at Calgary International Film Festival in Canada.

According to Iran Daily, the flick depicts the life of an old blind man, Kak-Ali Badri, from Paveh, Kermanshah Province. He is a tailor who goes about his job despite physical disability. He has also managed to save up enough to buy a beautiful garden in which he plants fruit trees. The man has a lively spirit full of passion for life.

The flick had earlier attended several festivals and won the Best Documentary award at the 9th Jahorina Film Festival in Pale, Bosnia-Herzegovina which was held in August as well as the Special Audience Prize at the MiradasDoc International Documentary Film Festival in Spain.

Calgary International Film Festival was founded in 2001 in Canada. The event screens films in five categories of Fiction, Documentary, Animation, Education and Performance on the theme of disability or works created by disabled people.


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