Rousbeh Rashidi

Archive for May, 2008

The Blight (2007) won two awards in Cork Youth Film Festival

Saturday, May 17th, 2008

Rouzbeh Rashidi won two awards in senior and overall Best Film sections at Cork Youth International Film Festival 2007.

“Young filmmaker Rouzbeh Rashidi scooped the top award at this year’s Cork Youth International Film Festival. He won the award for Best Film at a glittering ceremony in Colaiste Stiofain Naofa. The festival was co-ordinated by the Cork City Learning Support Services, whose director Les Cullinane said the event was a huge success.”

‚ÄúThis year was the best festival we have ever had. We had entries from all over the country and abroad and the standard was tremendous. Rouzbeh is an outstanding talent and his film, The Blight, was one of the best we have seen for a long time, said Mr. Cullinane.” Cork Evening Echo, 17th May 2008.