Bahman Ghobadi Poster

Awards

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Argentina

2006 Nominee
Award of the Argentinean Academy
Best Foreign Film
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)
Iran.

Adelaide Film Festival

2007 Nominee
International Feature Award
Best Feature
Niwemang (2006)

Anonimul International Independent Film Festival

2005 Winner
Anonimul Trophy
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)

Argentinean Film Critics Association Awards

2007 Nominee
Silver Condor
Best Foreign Film, Not in the Spanish Language (Mejor Película Extranjera)
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)
Iran/France/Iraq.

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

2015 Nominee
Asia Pacific Screen Award
Best Documentary Feature Film
A Flag Without a Country (2015)

Asian Film Awards

2013 Winner
Asian Film Award
Best Production Designer
Fasle kargadan (2012)
Shared with:

Aspen Shortsfest

1999 Winner
Horizon Award
Zendegi dar meh (1999)

Berlin International Film Festival

2005 Winner
Crystal Bear - Special Mention
14plus: Best Feature Film
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)
Winner
Peace Film Award
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)

Buster International Children's Film Festival

2001 Winner
Buster's Grand Prix
Zamani barayé masti asbha (2000)

Cannes Film Festival

2009 Winner
Un Certain Regard - Special Jury Prize
Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh (2009)
Tied with Father of My Children (2009).
Winner
François Chalais Award
Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh (2009)
Nominee
Un Certain Regard Award
Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh (2009)
2002 Winner
François Chalais Award
Gomgashtei dar Aragh (2002)
Nominee
Un Certain Regard Award
Gomgashtei dar Aragh (2002)
2000 Winner
Golden Camera
Zamani barayé masti asbha (2000)
Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Parallel Section
Zamani barayé masti asbha (2000)

For its compassionate but rigorous depiction of a harsh reality where horses and humans share the ... More

For its compassionate but rigorous depiction of a harsh reality where horses and humans share the same predicament.


Chicago International Film Festival

2014 Nominee
Audience Choice Award
Audience Choice Award
Words with Gods (2014)
Shared with:
2012 Nominee
Gold Hugo
Best International Feature
Fasle kargadan (2012)
2004 Winner
Silver Hugo
Jury Special Prize
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)
2002 Winner
Gold Plaque
Gomgashtei dar Aragh (2002)

Bahman Quobadi refused to accept the prize in protest of the U.S. government's refusal to issue him... More

Bahman Quobadi refused to accept the prize in protest of the U.S. government's refusal to issue him a visa, just weeks after Abbas Kiarostami had been denied a visa to visit a film festival in New York City.

2000 Winner
Silver Hugo
Special Jury Prize
Zamani barayé masti asbha (2000)

Cinema Bloggers Awards, Portugal

2015 Nominee
Cinema Bloggers Award
Best Asian Film
Fasle kargadan (2012)
Iran

Cinematexas International Short Film Festival

1999 Winner
Special Jury Prize
International Competition
Zendegi dar meh (1999)

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival

1999 Winner
Special Jury Award
International Competition
Zendegi dar meh (1999)
Winner
Special Mention of the Youth Jury
International Competition
Zendegi dar meh (1999)

Corto Imola Festival

1999 Winner
Best International Film
Zendegi dar meh (1999)

Festróia - Tróia International Film Festival

2005 Winner
Golden Dolphin
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)

Film Independent Spirit Awards

2001 Nominee
Independent Spirit Award
Best Foreign Film
Zamani barayé masti asbha (2000)
France/Iran.

Fribourg International Film Festival

2005 Winner
Audience Award
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)
Winner
E-Changer Award
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)
Nominee
Grand Prix
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)

Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival

2004 Winner
President Award
Humanitarian Award
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)
1999 Winner
Jury Award
Best Documentary
Zendegi dar meh (1999)
Tied with The Children of Chabannes (1999).

Gijón International Film Festival

2002 Nominee
Grand Prix Asturias
Best Feature
Gomgashtei dar Aragh (2002)
2000 Winner
Special Jury Award
Zamani barayé masti asbha (2000)
Nominee
Grand Prix Asturias
Best Feature
Zamani barayé masti asbha (2000)

Isfahan International Festival of Films for Children & Young Adults

2004 Winner
Golden Butterfly
Best Film
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)

Istanbul International Film Festival

2007 Winner
People's Choice Award
International Competition
Niwemang (2006)
2003 Nominee
Golden Tulip
Gomgashtei dar Aragh (2002)

Mexico City International Contemporary Film Festival

2005 Winner
Festival Award
Best Film
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)
Winner
Audience Award
Best Narrative Feature
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)

Miami Film Festival

2010 Winner
Audience Award
World Competition
Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh (2009)
Winner
Special Mention
World Competition
Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh (2009)
Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
World Competition
Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh (2009)

NatFilm Festival

2005 Winner
Audience Award
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)

Rotterdam International Film Festival

2005 Winner
Audience Award
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)

San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival

2005 Winner
Audience Award
Best Narrative
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2012 Nominee
Golden Seashell
Fasle kargadan (2012)
2006 Winner
Golden Seashell
Niwemang (2006)
Tied with Mon fils à moi (2006).
Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Niwemang (2006)
2004 Winner
Golden Seashell
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)
Winner
CEC Award for Best Film
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)

Santa Fe Film Festival

2000 Winner
Luminaria
Best Feature
Zamani barayé masti asbha (2000)

Sarajevo Film Festival

2001 Winner
Best First Feature - Honorable Mention
Zamani barayé masti asbha (2000)

St. Petersburg Message to Man Film Festival

1999 Winner
Golden Centaur Award
Zendegi dar meh (1999)

Sundance Film Festival

2016 Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
World Cinema - Documentary
A Flag Without a Country (2015)

SXSW Film Festival

2010 Nominee
Audience Award
24 Beats Per Second
Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh (2009)

São Paulo International Film Festival

2009 Winner
Critics Award
Best Feature Film
Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh (2009)
2004 Winner
International Jury Award - Honorable Mention
Feature Film
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)
Winner
Audience Award
Best Foreign Feature Film
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)
Nominee
International Jury Award
Best Feature Film
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)
2002 Winner
International Jury Award
Best Feature Film
Gomgashtei dar Aragh (2002)
2000 Winner
International Jury Award
Zamani barayé masti asbha (2000)

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival

2012 Nominee
Grand Prize
Fasle kargadan (2012)
2009 Winner
Netpac Award
Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh (2009)

For its innovative way in which documentary reality has been skillfully converted into fiction and ... More

For its innovative way in which documentary reality has been skillfully converted into fiction and in the process revealing the true face of modern Iran today.

2005 Winner
Just Film Award - Special Mention
Youth Jury
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)

Tbilisi International Film Festival

2005 Winner
Golden Prometheus
Best Film
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)

Tokyo FILMeX

2009 Winner
Special Jury Prize
Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh (2009)

The jury members have been very impressed by Bahman GHOBADI's film, "No One Knows About Persian ... More

The jury members have been very impressed by Bahman GHOBADI's film, "No One Knows About Persian Cats." By describing the existence of people who try to express themselves freely through music in a suppressive society, this film has succeeded in surpassing the boundary between fiction and documentary, and using different visual languages efficiently. The way he used great music in expressing this search of emancipation, was considered extremely remarkable and original.

Nominee
Grand Prize
Kasi az gorbehaye irani khabar nadareh (2009)
2006 Nominee
Grand Prize
Niwemang (2006)
2004 Winner
Special Jury Prize
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)

A powerful and urgent vision of war and its effects on the people caught in its midst, especially ... More

A powerful and urgent vision of war and its effects on the people caught in its midst, especially its most helpless victims: children.

Winner
Audience Award
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)
Nominee
Grand Prize
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)

Tokyo International Film Festival

2002 Nominee
Tokyo Grand Prix
Gomgashtei dar Aragh (2002)

Tribeca Film Festival

2007 Winner
Special Mention
Screenplay
Niwemang (2006)
Nominee
Jury Award
Best Narrative Feature
Niwemang (2006)

Tromsø International Film Festival

2005 Winner
Aurora Award
Lakposhtha parvaz mikonand (2004)
2003 Winner
Aurora Award - Special Mention
Gomgashtei dar Aragh (2002)
Winner
Don Quixote Award - Special Mention
Gomgashtei dar Aragh (2002)
2001 Winner
Don Quixote Award
Zamani barayé masti asbha (2000)

Vesoul Asian Film Festival

2003 Nominee
Golden Wheel
Gomgashtei dar Aragh (2002)

Vila do Conde International Short Film Festival

1999 Winner
Grand Prize
Fiction
Zendegi dar meh (1999)
Winner
RTP Onda Curta Award
Zendegi dar meh (1999)

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