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Shohreh Aghdashloo to be honored at Noor Iranian Film Fest
Shohreh Aghdashloo to be honored at Noor Iranian Film Fest

Shohreh Aghdashloo, the first Iranian actress to be nominated for an Academy Award, will be honored at the sixth Noor Iranian Film Festival, which takes place Oct. 18-24. Aghdashloo, who earned a supporting actress Oscar nomination for 2003's "House of Sand and Fog," will receive the NIFF Achievement Award at the closing night ceremonies at the Skirball Cultural Center.  Producer Hawk Koch, president of the Producers Guild of America who just completed a year as president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, will present the award. "We are happy to have Shohreh Aghdashloo as the recipient of the 2013 NIFF Achievement Award," said festival...

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