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Bomb Explosion at the Shooting Scene of Samira Makhmalbaf’s Film

On Tuesday March 27, 2007 at 12:20 pm in Baluch Khaneh district of Sarpol City in Afghanistan the explosion of a bomb at the shooting scene of "Two-legged Horse" (Asbe do-pa), Samira Makhmalbaf’s new film, resulted in severe injuries of 6 people and a number of extras and the death of...

Post date: Thursday, 29 March, 2007 - 00:00

Samira Makhmalbaf in George Pompidou Museum in Paris

Samira Makhmalbaf is invited to George Pompidou Museum where there is a special screening of her second feature film the Blackboard. This screening is as a part of an anniversary of Fabrica. There will be an exhibition and a Festival of Fabrica’s cultural activities in which a wide...

Post date: Monday, 4 September, 2006 - 00:00

Release of Stray Dogs in London's theaters

Stray Dogs directed by Marziyeh Meshkiny, another Makhmalbaf Film House production in Kabul, is being released in cinemas across London. This film is being distributed by Artificial Eye in England.

Stray Dogs had its world premier in competition section of Venice Film Festival in...

Post date: Tuesday, 15 August, 2006 - 00:00

Jean-Paul Sartre, Samira Makhmalbaf, Leonardo da Vinci in the book “Fifty Greatest Escapes”

This 192 pages book by Jonathan Lee has recently been published by Prestel publication in English, with sections dedicated to the super famous people like: Pablo Picasso, Leonardo da Vinci, Gogan, Claude Monnet, Jean-Paul Sartre, Ernest Hemingway, Sergio Leone…. Between Jean-Paul Sartre...

Post date: Thursday, 10 August, 2006 - 00:00

“Smile, You Look Beautiful”, a new feature film by Hana Makhmalbaf

Hana Makhmalbaf, 17 years old, who participated in the 2003 edition of Venice Film Festival and received the award for the youngest filmmaker of the world, has recently shot “Smile, you look beautiful” in Bamiyan of Afghanistan during spring of 2006. This film which is 80 minutes long...

Post date: Tuesday, 1 August, 2006 - 00:00

Samira Makhmalbaf as a member of jury at Eurasia Film Festival

Samira Makhmalbaf will be attending the Eurasia International Film Festival in Turkey this year as a member of jury. The second edition of Eurasia International Film Festival will take place in September at exactly the same time as the National Golden Orange Film Festival in Antalya. ...

Post date: Friday, 28 July, 2006 - 00:00

Mohsen Makhmalbaf as the head of the “Directors Across Borders”

Yerevan Film Festival which takes place in Armenia every year and has Atom Egoyan the famous Armenian filmmaker who lives in Canada as its honoree head, has chosen Mohsen Makhmalbaf to be as the honoree head of the DAC organization, "Directors Across Border".

Post date: Saturday, 15 July, 2006 - 00:00

Dedication of the Parajanov award from Mohsen Makhmalbaf to Akbar Ganji

Mohsen Makhmalbaf received the Parajanov Award for outstanding Artistic contribution to the world cinema from Yerevan Film Festival in Armenia, where they screened 5 films from the members of Makhmalbaf family in a retrospective program in 2006.
This award was made by Sergey...

Post date: Friday, 14 July, 2006 - 00:00

Mohsen Makhmalbaf as a member of jury in Venice Film Festival 2006

Venice Film Festival has invited Mohsen Makhmalbaf as a member of jury for the 2006 section of the festival. Mohsen Makhmalbaf will be attending the festival in August.

History of Makhmalbaf family in Venice Film Festival:

  1. In 1997, Silence by Mohsen Makhmalbaf was...
Post date: Saturday, 1 July, 2006 - 00:00

Proffer of honorary head of the Dushanbe International Film Festival to Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Dushanbe International Film Festival, which took place in October 2004 in Tajikistan for the first time and Mohsen Makhmalbaf was as the head of the jury, this year in October is about to launch for the second time.
Cinema House of Tajikistan has offered Mohsen Makhmalbaf to be...

Post date: Sunday, 25 June, 2006 - 00:00

Tribute to Makhmalbaf family in Munich

In a tribute to Makhmalbaf family in Munich film Festival which takes place from 15 to 22 of July in Germany, 28 films made by the members of Makhmalbaf family will be screened. In respect to the number of the film being screened, this is the biggest retrospective till now on Makhmalbaf...

Post date: Thursday, 15 June, 2006 - 00:00

Retrospective of Makhmalbaf Family & Mohsen Makhmalbaf as a member of jury in Europe Asia of Kazakistan

Seven films from Makhmalbaf family will be screened in a retrospective program of Kazakistan Film Festival which takes place in Alma Atay city in the year 2006. Mohsen Makhmalbaf is invited as a member of the jury in the festival as well. Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Samira Makhmalbaf, Hana Makhmalbaf and...

Post date: Friday, 2 June, 2006 - 00:00

Tribute to Samira Makhmalbaf in France

Samira Makhmalbaf will attend a retrospective being held for her in France, where her latest feature film At Five in the Afternoon, will be screened as a part of the program. Also the Iranian music group “The center of culture: Poya” will be present and perform in the program.

Post date: Wednesday, 1 February, 2006 - 00:00

The best film award for “Stray Dogs” at Bermuda Film Festival


Stray Dogs directed by Marziyeh Meshkiny received the best film award from Bermuda Film Festival. The “Stray Dogs”, which first was screened in the competition section of Venice Film Festival in 2004, has received the following international awards so far: 

  1. Best Actress...
Post date: Saturday, 28 January, 2006 - 00:00

The best short story award for “Kiss me” in Georgia

The translation of the story “KISS ME” by Mohsen Makhmalbaf got the best award from the competition section of New Translation in Tbilisi, Georgia in 2005. Kiss Me is a short story from the book “Time of Love”, one of the best selling books during the last fifteen years in Iran, by...

Post date: Tuesday, 10 January, 2006 - 00:00


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