"The Sea" written and directed by Sahra Ramezanian and produced by llia Shams and Mohammad Kazem Shiran won the grand audience award at Madrid International Independent Film Festival (FICIMAD).

"A few friends are planning to travel to the north of the country and are preparing for this trip, but ...", reads the synopsis of the short piece.This Iranian filmmaker has directed the short film "The Sea" as her first work.

The cast of Ramezanian’s short film includes Farzaneh Salahshour, Farzad Alavi, Pouya Haqiqii and Sahra Ramezanian.

FICIMAD is an annual international competition that accepts fillms from all over the globe, offering awards in various categories.The Spanish festival awards films based on their originality and creativity.

The Madrid International Independent Film Festival was held on 9 June 2022 in Madrid, Spain.