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Hilal Bayrarov’s film won two awards at the festival


“Sermon to the Fishes” is one of 17 screenplays selected from 3,500 films

Azerbaijani director Hilal Baydarov’s film “Sermon to the Fish” won two awards at the 75th “Locarno” International Film Festival.

One of them is the “Pardo Verde WWF Special Attention” and the “Quality of life depends on the environment” awards given by the Young Jury.

“Ucgar Film” film studio released the information about this.

The full-length feature film “Sermon to the Fishes” was included in the program of the “Locarno” Film Festival in the “International competition” category. was done.

Azerbaijanthe film co-produced by Mexico, Switzerland and Turkey is one of 17 screenplays selected from among 3500 films.

Hilal Baydarov and Aysu Akcan are the screenwriters of the film “Sermon to Fishes”.

In the film, Rena Asgarova, Orkhan Iskanderli, Hussein Nasirov were shot.

Photo: “Ucgarfilm”Facebook” page

“Locarno” Film Festival is one of the most important film festivals in Switzerland and one of the most famous in Europe.

The fourth most important after “Cannes”, “Venice” and “Berlin”. Europe is considered a film festival.

Since 1946, “Locarno” has been held every August in Locarno, Switzerland.

The main award of the festival is “Golden Leopard” awarded for “Best film”.

Hilal Baydarov also participates in the Sarajevo Film Festival held from August 12 to 19. The director is one of the three jury members of the “Documentary Film” competition this year.

Azerbaijan competition in the “Documentary” category with the film “In the Shadow of the Sycamore Tree” at the festival takes.

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