Iranian ‘Afternoon’ Golden at fest

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Iranian helmer Samira Makhmalbaf’s “At 5 in the Afternoon,” about a girl who dreams of becoming the president of post-Taliban Afghanistan, won the Golden Peacock award at the 34th Film Festival of India on Sunday.

Bengali director Subhadro Choudhury’s “Prohor,” a tale of crime and punishment, won the Special Jury Silver Peacock while Israeli director Rafanan Alexadrowicz (“Journey to Jerusalem”) was judged the most promising Asian director and received the Silver Peacock award.

The awards were presented by Indian Information and Broadcasting minister Ravi Shankar Prasad at a function in New Delhi.

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