“Parviz” star Levon Haftvan wins best actor award at Dhaka festival
Parviz” star Levon Haftvan won the best actor award at the 13th Dhaka International Film Festival.
Haftvan received the award for his magnificent performance in the movie during the closing ceremony of the festival on January 18, the Persian service of ISNA reported on Monday.
Iranian filmmakers Rasul Sadr-e Ameli and Zohreh Zamani were among members of juries for various sections of the festival.
Iranian director Majid Barzegar’s dark comedy drama “Parviz” has received several international awards so far.
It won a Golden Crow Pheasant Award for the Best Film at the 18th International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) in December 2013.
It also won a Silver Apricot, the runner-up award, at the 10th Golden Apricot International Film Festival in Yerevan, Armenia this year in July.
Haftvan, artistic director of Lemaz Productions & Artists Management, is a stage director, actor and producer from Canada. He works with various International performing arts festivals and venues as artistic adviser. Haftvan holds directing degrees from University of Tehran and Russian Academy of Theatrical Arts. He is fluent in Farsi, Armenian, Russian and English.