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:

Best Feature
“Deliverance”, Hong Kong

Best Foreign Language
“Between Us”, China

Best Documentary
Richard Liu, “Hidden Wounds”, U.S.A.

Best Animation
Jenielle Ramos Salarda , “Reyna”, U.S.A.

Best Short Film
Mohammad hassan yassaee , “Dog”, Iran

Best Director
Takayuki Ohashi, “Distant Thunder”, Japan

Best Actor
Simon Yam Tat Wah, “Deliverance”, Hong Kong

Best Actress
Kelly Yu, “Between Us”, China

Best DocumentaryShort
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

Best Cinematography
Yuji Katsumata, “Playing Dead”, Japan

Best Student Short
Prahas N, “The Discipline’, India

Best Music
Michael Hough, “Home Away”, China

Beat New Media
“Richard”, U.S.A.

Best Screenplay
Shawn John McKenna,” No Glory”, U.S.A.