The International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA) is the most important documentary film festival in the world where selected documentaries are screened. IDFA`s market known as Docs for Sale which also is the world's premiere market for creative documentary cinema, selects a limited number of documentaries out of thousands of applicants each year. The chosen movies can be accessed for two years by buyers, distributors, broadcasters and any other documentary film-related business.
The two documentaries of “Poets of Life” directed by Shirin Barghnavard and “Mother of The Earth” by Mahnaz Afzali and production of Mojtaba Mirtahmasb, will be attending the Docs For Sale sector of the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam (IDFA)
The documentary "Poets of Life" with the direction of Shirin Barghnavard and produced by Mojtaba Mirtahmasb has been granted the Best Documentary Award by the 8th UK Iranian Film Festival.
The movie “Poets of Life” directed by Shirin Barghnavard and the production of Mojtaba Mirtahmab was granted an Honorable Mention at the Innsbruck Nature Film Festival in Austria.
The Innsbruck festival took place between 10-13 October with three sectors of Feature, Documentary and Animation. “Poets of Life” was screened at this festival on 19th October.