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Iranian film Daughter wins Golden Peacock at IFFI 2016

The 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI), which was inaugurated by noted filmmaker Ramesh Sippy on 20 November 2016, came to a close on 28 November in Goa, India. 
●    The festival saw the screening of over 300 films from as many as 90 countries across the globe and saw participation from several young filmmakers. 
●    It also hosted a special screening of award-winning films from the first-ever BRICS film festival and a series of 20 award-winning short films based on the ‘Swachh Bharat' campaign theme. 
●    Legendary Korean filmmaker Im Kwon-Taek was honoured with ‘The Lifetime Achievement Award’. 
●    He has a lot of acclaimed pieces of work to his name including films like Chunhyang, Chihwaseon, and Mandala.
●    Iranian drama film ‘Daughter’ directed by Reza Mirkarimi beat 21 others to claim the Golden Peacock award for ‘Best film’. 
●    Along with the trophy, the film also won a cash prize of Rs 40 lakh. 

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