Actress Nasim Afsharpur won the best acting award for her role in “House of Fortune” directed by Adel Mashuri.

Directed by Adel Mashoori, the short film experienced its 12th international presence in the festival.

The drama is about Rahil Mohajer, who is buried alive by her husband and her father on her wedding night because they think she is not a virgin.

It has previously received best acting and best and best cinematography in Symorna film festival in Turkey and also nominated for the best international short film in Dreams Fantastic film festival in the US.

The Route 66 Film Festival was held from November 5 to 15 in Springfield, the capital of the US state of Illinois.