The 14th Baku International Short Film Festival received 704 films from 78 countries. The selection committee, which consisted of well-known cinema experts, included 42 films from 32 countries in the international competition program. Some 17 films were represented in the Asian Talents category. The local competition program featured 26 short films. The winner in this category were presented with the Golden Pomegranate Award.
The winners of the 14th Baku International Short Film Festival are the following:
“Best Documentary Film": “Galina Petrovna”, dir. Nikita Lovetsky (Kyrgyzstan),
"Best Documentary Film Director" - dir. Iman Behruzi, "Three Sisters" (Iran),
Animated film "Hadith" - dir. Nazrin Aghamaliyeva (Azerbaijan - USA - Czech Republic),
Documentary film "Divar" - dir. Evrim Inci (Türkiye),
Feature film "A Little Love" - dir. Aidzhan Gasymbey (Kazakhstan).
“Best Director” – “One Day in the Life of a Salesman”, dir. Erinç Durlanık (Türkiye),
“Best Film” – “Broken Ends”, dir. Alireza Kazemipour (Iran).