AFREEN Wins 4 Nominations and 2 Awards at the Madrid International Film festival

AFREEN Wins 4 Nominations and 2 Awards at the Madrid International Film festival

AFREEN is a gripping, suspenseful drama that addresses the global threat of Islamic extremism through the eyes of a traumatized Iraq War refugee who swears revenge upon the West, but eventually finds herself torn about her ultimate bloody decision.

Production company: Media Factory International

Director/Producer: Aashish Chanana

Screenplay: Mike Smith

Director of Photography: Ed O’Neil

Music: Meshal Abdullah

Starring: Samantha Kressevich, Kyle Cheesman, Raffi Atamian, Farhan Mohammed, Ashwin Maharaj, Richard Cole, Sarah Hoxie, Vince Groulx, Rae Rondeau

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WINNER: Canadian Diversity Film Festival (BEST FEATURE FILM)

some of the CONFIRMED 2018 FESTIVAL Nominations and Awards:

Madrid International Film Festival, Madrid, Spain, 7/21 (4 award nominations: Best Feature Film; Best Lead Actress; Best Lead Actor; Best Sound Design)

**WINNER: Canadian Diversity Film Festival [Canada] (BEST FEATURE FILM)
**WINNER: Eurasia International Monthly Film Festival [Moscow] (BEST DIRECTOR)
**WINNER: Madrid International Film Festival [Spain] (BEST ACTRESS)
**WINNER: Madrid International Film Festival [Spain] (BEST SOUND DESIGN)
**WINNER: Aphrodite Film Awards [New York] (BEST FICTION FEATURE FILM)
**WINNER: Aphrodite Film Awards [New York] (BEST DIRECTOR)
**WINNER: OUT OF THE CAN FILM FESTIVAL [UK] (BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS)
**WINNER: OUT OF THE CAN FILM FESTIVAL [UK] (RUNNER UP BEST ACTION/WAR FILM)
**FINALIST: Calcutta International Cult Film Festival [INDIA] (BEST FEATURE FILM)

** Starburg International Film Festival (BEST FILM) (USA) [Official Selection]
** London International Motion Pictures Awards [UK] (BEST NARRATIVE FEATURE FILM) [Official Selection]
** Madrid International Film Festival (BEST FILM) [Spain] [Official Selection]
** Madrid International Film Festival (BEST ACTOR) [Spain] [Official Selection]