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Ahriman: Death Before Dying Wins Best Feature at Fantasy Film Festival, Paris 2023

By June 29th, 2023No Comments
Winner Best Feature Fantasy Film Festival Paris 2023


Paris, France – June 14, 2023 – Ahriman: Death Before Dying, the highly anticipated fantasy film directed by Mani Nickpour, has been crowned the Winner of Best Feature (Meilleur Long-métrage) at the prestigious Fantasy Film Festival, Paris 2023. The film captivated audiences and judges alike with its mesmerizing storytelling and breathtaking visual effects.

The closing ceremony and awards presentation of the Fantasy Film Festival took place on the 14th of June, marking the culmination of an incredible week filled with extraordinary cinematic experiences. The festival celebrated the best of fantasy cinema from around the world, and Ahriman: Death Before Dying stood out as a true gem among the contenders.

“We’re thrilled to announce that “Ahriman: Death Before Dying has been awarded Best Feature Film at the Fantasy Film Festival Paris! This is a huge honor and an affirmation of the hard work and dedication poured into this film over the years,” said Mani Nickpour, the director behind the film.

“A huge thank you to the Fantasy Film Festival Paris for this recognition, and to the jury for appreciating our unique narrative and vision. My deepest gratitude to every member of our crew. Your talent and tireless effort have truly brought this story to life. This win is for all of us. Here’s to the power of independent filmmaking and the beauty of storytelling!”


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About Fantasy Film Festival, Paris 2023

The Fantasy Film Festival is a renowned international event that celebrates the best of fantasy cinema. Held annually in Paris, France, the festival showcases exceptional films that push the boundaries of imagination and storytelling.