Third Sharm El-Sheikh Asian Film Festival: list of award-winners

Ahram Online , Saturday 9 Mar 2019

The third edition of Sharm El-Sheikh Asian Film Festival ran from 2-8 March

Sharm El-Sheikh Asian Film Festival (SAFF) concluded its third edition on Friday; the awards were as follows:

Student Film Competition: "On My Way to the Cinema" by Sondos Tarek

Best Short Film: "The Oblivion" by Fatemeh Mohammadi (Iran)

Best Long Animation Film: "The Last Fiction" by Ashkan Rahgozar (Iran)

Best Documentary Feature Film: “Rock Kabul" by Travis Beard (Afghanistan)

Special Mention: "Baigal" for depicting universal human feelings in the context of a beautiful landscape.

Best Actor: Huang Jing-Yi for "The Rib" (China)

Best Actress: Kim Si-Ah in "Miss Baek" (South Korea)

Best Screenplay: Masaharu Take and Hideki Shishido for "The Gun"(Japan)

Best Director: Leon Le for "Song Lang" (Vietnam)

Best Arabic Film: "War Travelers" by Joud Saeed (Syria)

Best Film: "Rona Azim’s Mother" by Jamshid Mahmoudi (Afghanistan)

Samir Farid Prize: "Song Lang" by Leon Le (Vietnam)

Workshop Award: "Sunset Memory" by Mai Maraashli

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