Crystal Simorgh

The Crystal Simorgh (Persian: ‌سیمرغ بلورین‎) is an award given by Fajr International Film Festival, Iran's major annual film festival. It is awarded in several categories of International Competition as well as Iranian Cinema Competition.[1] The award's name comes from the Simurgh, a mythical bird that appears in Persian mythology.

Crystal Simorgh
Sponsored byMinistry of Culture and Islamic Guidance
First awarded1983

The Crystal Simorgh is one of the highest film honors in Iran.[2]

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  1. ^ ""Rule of Accident" wins best film Crystal Simorgh in Fajr International Film Festival".
  2. ^ Burnett, Mark Thornton (2019). 'Hamlet' and World Cinema. Cambridge University Press. p. 212. ISBN 978-1-107-13550-5.