Panah Panahi’s ‘Hit The Road’ Wins Singapore Film Festival’s Silver Screen Award

Panah Panahi’s ‘Hit The Road’ Wins Singapore Film Festival’s Silver Screen Award
Iranian first film “Hit The Road,” directed by Panah Panahi, was named the winner of the Silver Screen Award for best film. The prizes were announced on the final Sunday of the Singapore International Film Festival.

“We continue to be inspired by filmmakers in the region and beyond as they continue to persevere and bring though-provoking stories to life under these tough circumstances. Sgiff is proud to celebrate their achievements,” said Sgiff executive director Emily J. Hoe.

Audience choice award winner “Some Women” by and about transsexual woman Quen Wong, will be re-screened on Sunday night to mark the finale of the 32nd edition of the festival.

Silver Screen Awards 2021: Winners

Best Film

Hit The Road” dir. Panah Panahi (Iran)

Best Director

P.S. Vinothraj for “Pebbles” (India)

Best Performance

Tolepbergen Baissakalov in “Fire” (Kazakhstan).

Southeast Asian Short Film Competition

Best Southeast Asian Short Film

The Men Who Wait dir.
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