20 września 2008
On 20 September 2008, on the Polish Filmmakers Association Forum which is any accompanying event of the 33rd Polish Feature Films Festival in Gdynia, an Iranian film director Mr Khosrov Sinal was awarded the Knight Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland. The Order was awarded by President of the Republic of Poland Mr Lech Kaczyński by virtue of a decision from 10 June 2008 in recognition of Mr SInal’s outstanding services in promoting the knowledge of the history of Polish Nation. Mr Sinal is an author of The Lost Requiem, a document featuring the fates of Polish women and children in Persia in World War 2. The Order was handed over by the Councilor to the President of RP Mr Tomasz Zdrojewski.