Saving Mes Aynak director Brent E. Huffman is the recipient of the prestigious IAFOR Documentary Film Award IDFA Honorary Award!
Brent was honored on November 14th in Kobe, Japan at a special ceremony at the 2o15 IAFOR Documentary Film Award & Festival, where Saving Mes Aynak was also presented as this year's featured screening.
Brent has been making social issue documentaries and environmental films for more than a decade in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. His films have gone on to win numerous awards including a Primetime Emmy, three Cine Golden Eagle Awards, A College Emmy, a Student Academy Award, and a Grand Jury Award at AFI's SILVERDOCs.
IAFOR had this to say about Brent:
"His body of documentary work and his dedication to raising awareness around several important social and environmental issues throughout the world has also made Mr. Huffman the recipient of this year’s IDFA Honorary Award."