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The President directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf will open the Goa Film Festival

GOA the oldest film festival of India has chosen “THE PRESIDENT” directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf as its opening film while “The Grandmaster”  directed by Wong Kar-wai would be the closing film of the 45th edition of the festival this year.
The two legends of Indian cinema, megastar...

Post date: Monday, 17 November, 2014 - 16:00

The President by Mohsen Makhmalbaf wins top prize at Chicago film festival

The Chicago International Film Festival awarded the Gold Hugo for best film, its top prize, to “The President” by Mohsen Makhmalbaf.
Actress Kathleen Turner, president of the intentional jury, introduced a video greeting from Mahkmalbaf. He dedicated his Hugo to Amir-Entezam, a...

Post date: Saturday, 18 October, 2014 - 12:20

The President Wins the Audience Award at Beirut Film Festival 2014

The President directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf received The Société Générale Award for Best Feature Film by the audience vote from the 14th Beirut International Film Festival.
Beirut International Film Festival, which take place from 1st to 9th of October in Lebanon every year, is...

Post date: Sunday, 12 October, 2014 - 19:00

Tribute to Mohsen Makhmalbaf at Busan Film Festival 2014

19th Busan International Film Festival, which takes place in south Korea and is considered by many as the equivalent of Cannes in Asia, is holding a full day seminar on Mohsen Makhmalbaf and his works on 8th of October 2014.
The speakers of the seminar entitled "Mohsen Makhmalbaf...

Post date: Tuesday, 7 October, 2014 - 09:30

Mohsen Makhmalbaf Iranian film director wins Manhae Peace Award

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Iranian dissident and film director Mohsen Makhmalbaf received the 18th Manhae Peace Award, the Manhae Prize Committee said Tuesday.
In 2004 Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa, received this prize and and two years later this prize was given to Tibetans spritual...

Post date: Thursday, 14 August, 2014 - 02:15

The President directed by Mohsen Makhmalbaf will open the 71st Venice Film Festival 2014

During the press conference held on 24th of July Alberto Barbera, the head of the festival, announced that “The President” by Mohsen Makhmalbaf will open the official section of Venice Film Festival this year. 
Alongside the President the Birdman by Alejandro G.Inarritu are the only two...

Post date: Thursday, 24 July, 2014 - 12:30

Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s “ Ongoing Smile ” in Festival Of Tolerance 2014

'Ongoing Smile' Mohsen Makhmalbaf's latest documentary, filmed in South Korea in English language, will go on screen in Festival of Tolerance 2014.
The 8th edition of the festival is held from 18  to 24th of May in Zagreb.
Mohsen Makhmalbaf explains the film:
“ We, as...

Post date: Friday, 23 May, 2014 - 00:30

Retrospective of Makhmalbaf Family in Hong Kong

Hong Kong Independent film festival which is held from 18 - 26 of January 2014, has devoted its focus program to the Makhmalbaf family and their works.
Five films from Makhmalbaf family will be screened in their retrospective program during the festival this year.

The list...

Post date: Sunday, 19 January, 2014 - 22:10

Samira Makhmalbaf wins the Alice Guy Award from Spain

The fifth edition of CiBRA Film Festival which took place from 22nd of November to 1st of December in the city of Toledo in Spain has granted its special Alice Guy award to Samira Makhmalbaf.

This award which is given in the memory of the world first female filmmaker, Alice Guy, is...

Post date: Monday, 2 December, 2013 - 09:40

Mohsen Makhmalbaf to head the jury of Tokyo Filmex 2013

The 14th edition of Tokyo Filmex International Film Festival which takes place from 23rd of November to 1st of December in Japan, has invited Mohsen Makhmalbaf as its chairman of international jury.

This year the Jury of main competition section consists of five international film...

Post date: Friday, 22 November, 2013 - 13:36

Mohsen Makhmalbaf's "The Gardener" to Compete for Best Documentary at the 86th Academy Awards

"The Gardener", an award-winning film of acclaimed Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf is being considered for an Oscar nomination among 150 other eligible films in the Documentary-Feature category. The Gardener has screened in more than twenty film festivals, won two awards so far and is...

Post date: Friday, 8 November, 2013 - 01:00

Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s “ Ongoing Smile ” in Busan and Beirut Film Festival 2013

'Ongoing Smile' Mohsen Makhmalbaf's new documentary, filmed in South Korea in English language, will be premiered in Busan & Beirut International Film Festival simultaneously this October.

Mohsen Makhmalbaf explains the film:
“ We, as human being, used to search for...

Post date: Thursday, 3 October, 2013 - 19:50

“THE GARDENER” Wins Another Award in Croatia

The Sixteenth Motovun Film Festival, which is held from 27 to 31 July 2013 in Croatia, has granted its Special Maverick Award (Independent Art) to the film “THE GARDENER” by Mohsen Makhmalbaf.

This award has been granted to the extraordinary achievement by the filmmaker in...

Post date: Wednesday, 31 July, 2013 - 19:46

Links to the reactions in media to Makhmalbaf's recent trip to Israel

Post date: Friday, 19 July, 2013 - 19:30

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


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