LOS ANGELES, CA, Dec, 19 – The Asian Film Festival Los Angeles tonight honored its winners from around the world at the 4th Golden Diamond Awards ceremony. The awards were announced and presented during an in-person ceremony, a forth since 2019, held at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in downtown Los Angeles. This year, the Asian Film Festival Los Angeles received a total more than 900 entries around the world. The 2022 winners join the ranks of such past Golden Diamond Awards winners films as China, Hong Kong, Japan, India, Iran, Philippines, United States countries and regions. The 2022 winners is following list:
“Deliverance”, Hong Kong
Best Foreign Language
“Between Us”, China
Richard Liu, “Hidden Wounds”, U.S.A.
Jenielle Ramos Salarda , “Reyna”, U.S.A.
Best Short Film
Mohammad hassan yassaee , “Dog”, Iran
Takayuki Ohashi, “Distant Thunder”, Japan
Simon Yam Tat Wah, “Deliverance”, Hong Kong
Drama Del Rosario , “In This Family”, Philippines
Best Student Director
Sajjad Shahhatami, “Identibye”, Iran
Best First Director
Junru Wang,”If I Were To See You Again”, U.S.A.
Best Production Design
Wei Xiong Li, “Empty Nest”, China
Yuji Katsumata, “Playing Dead”, Japan
Best Student Short
Prahas N, “The Discipline’, India
Michael Hough, “Home Away”, China
Beat New Media
Shawn John McKenna,” No Glory”, U.S.A.