Iranian feature film The Badger, directed by Kazem Mollaie and produced by Sina Saeedian, won the IndeiPix Awards (Best Independent Film) and Best Actress at the 10th Winter Film Awards International Film Festival in the United States.
The Badger won the award for Best Actress thanks to the brilliant role played by Vishka Asayesh.
Asayesh had also won the Best Actress award at the 19th Riverside International Film Festival and was nominated for Best Actress at the 11th Queens World Film Festival for her role in The Badger.
The Badger premiered last year at the 23rd Shanghai Film Festival. It has so far participated in 45 international film festivals and won 17 awards.
The Badger also includes Iranian actors and actresses Hassan Majouni, Mehraveh Sharifinia, Behnoush Bakhtiari and Gohar Kheirandish in its cast.