‘Joy’ by Sudabeh Mortezai Wins Best Film at BFI London Film Festival

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Sex-trafficking drama “Joy,” from Austrian-Iranian director Sudabeh Mortezai, has won the award for Best Film at the BFI London Film Festival. “Joy” was one of 10 films in the official competition lineup, half of which were directed or co-directed by women, including Mortezai. The winning picture is a “vital, beautifully made film,” said Lenny Abrahamson, president […]