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The President, film review: Tragicomic drama about the toppling of a dictator

THE INDEPENDENT
21 August 2015 | by Geoffrey Macnab

Makhmalbaf's highly original new film is a tragicomic...

Post date: Friday, 21 August, 2015 - 01:00

The President review – a formidable political parable

The Guardian
20 August 2015 | by Peter Bradshaw

Iranian film-maker Mohsen Makhmalbaf explores what happens to deposed dictators with dyspeptic ferocity
 

Who knew Mohsen...

Post date: Friday, 21 August, 2015 - 00:00

The President — film review

Financial Times
August 20, 2015 | 
By Danny Leigh

" Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf treads treacherous ground in a gripping drama full of immaculate scenes "...

Post date: Thursday, 20 August, 2015 - 19:35

Mohsen Makhmalbaf note on his life

1- As a child I was raised with my grandmother’s teachings and believes. She was a very kind human being very religious and against cinema. She strongly believed that those going to cinema would be denied paradise.
Being in love with her because of her charisma, I spent my childhood...

Post date: Friday, 24 October, 2014 - 19:25

A letter from the Makhmalbaf family regarding the seizure of their international awards

To the Art-loving People of Iran,

Our family has presented to the people of Iran one hundred and twenty international awards in the fields of culture, art, and cinema.

From the beginning up until now, our family has regarded these awards to be achievements that belong to the art...

Post date: Monday, 15 July, 2013 - 19:30

Letter Of Mohsen Makhmalbaf To Kofi Annan

 
His Excellency Kofi Annan
UN Secretary General  You are managing the United Nations Organization at a time the international relations are defined based on opportunities and threats not on mutual philanthropic aspects and sympathy. In such a globe, the...

Post date: Friday, 25 January, 2002 - 17:00

Mohsen Makhmalbaf Letter To President Khatami About Afghanistan

A letter from Iranian filmmaker, Mohsen Makhmalbaf to Mr. Khatami, president of Iran, regarding the devastating consequences of expelling Afghani immigrants from Iran.

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Post date: Friday, 25 January, 2002 - 16:00

Text Of The Book: Buddha Was Not Demolished In Afghanistan; It Collapsed Out Of Shame

Buddha Was Not Demolished In Afghanistan; It Collapsed Out Of Shame
By: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
                                                 
If you read this article carefuly,
it will take about an hour of...

Post date: Thursday, 1 March, 2001 - 15:00

The Quadric-aspect Relationship of Samira and I

Mohsen Makhmalbaf
June 2000

The quadric-aspect relationship of Samira and I
“ The role of the victim in the occurrence of the crime”

Or
“ What slipped my tongue”
 
You could...

Post date: Saturday, 10 June, 2000 - 14:30

Makhmalbaf Film House

 

About “Makhmalbaf Film House”
 
By: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
June 7, 2000

In early 1996, Samira Makhmalbaf left ordinary school to study cinema. Learning cinema from the available universities was the worst option. Iranian...

Post date: Wednesday, 7 June, 2000 - 16:00

Digital Revolution : The Cinema Of Tomorrow

By: Samira Makhmalbaf
14/05/2000

The Cinema of Tomorrow
With the classic metaphor of the cinema as a "window open to the world" as an inspiration, the discussion will open with the upheavals generated bythe appearance of the digital revolution...

Post date: Sunday, 14 May, 2000 - 13:00

Philosophy Of "Time Of Love"

Director's note on the film "Time Of Love"
by: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
 
 
A) “Time of Love” Philosophy
1st Hypothesis: If you heard that a Vietnamese citizen was killed by an American soldier, you’d categorize it as political...

Post date: Thursday, 20 February, 1992 - 20:00
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