The 19th edition of EBS International Documentary Festival was held from August 23 to 29 in South Korea.The Festival has been established to promote the world’s best documentaries through a week-long programming of documentaries via EBS-TV, Korea’s representative public educational channel, on-line /mobile VOD Service and screening in theaters. In fact,the festival seeks to provide an opportunity for the documentaries to communicate with their audience as well as to encourage young documentary filmmakers all around the world to produce new works.
“Makeup Artist” narrates the story of ongoing efforts of a young woman. Determined to realize her dreams, Mina refuses to succumb to her husband and mother-in-law's fierce opposition and paves her own path. Gradually, it looks as if the people and world around her are starting to change.
Iranian documentary “Makeup Artist” has so far achieved many awards from both domestic and international festivals, including FIPRESCI Prize from Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival 2021, Award of Excellence from Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival 2021and Festival Prize from Cinema Vérité Iran International Documentary Film Festival 2021.