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The Unicef Award for Hana Makhmalbaf’s "Buddha" in Rome Film Festival

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Unicef has awarded Hana Makhmalbaf, the 18 years old Iranian film maker and director of the feature film “Buddha Collapsed Out Of Shame”, with its Paolo Ungari special award in Rome International Film Festival.

Hana Makhmalbaf, after participating in the Ghent Film festival in...

Post date: Saturday, 20 October, 2007 - 00:00

Mohsen Makhmalbaf as the head of the Jury in Ukraine

The 37th edition of Molodist International Film Festival, which takes place from 20th to 28th of October in Kiev- Ukraine, has invited "Mohsen Makhmalbaf" as the head of the International Jury.
The competition section of the Molodist Film Festival consists of 12 feature and 50...

Post date: Thursday, 18 October, 2007 - 00:00

Hana Makhmalbaf’s "Buddha" winner of two awards from San Sebastian

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Hana Makhmalbaf, the 18 years old Iranian film maker and director of the feature film “Buddha Collapsed Out Of Shame”, won the Jury prize and the Spanish TV prize in San Sebastian Film Festival.

After Cannes, Venice and Berlin; San Sebastian is the most reputable film festival in...

Post date: Saturday, 29 September, 2007 - 23:00

Hana Makhmalbaf’s "Buddha" top rated by the audience & the critics in San Sebastian Film Festival

According to the Spanish daily newspaper "DIARIO DEL FESTIVAL", Buddha Collapsed Out Of Shame, directed by Hana Makhmalbaf has been voted by the audience as the best film of the 55th San Sebastian Film Festival until now.
Every year San Sebastian International Film...

Post date: Friday, 28 September, 2007 - 00:00

Hana Makhmalbaf’s "Buddha" in the main competition
of San Sebastian Film Festival

“Buddha Collapsed out Of Shame”, Hana Makhmalbaf’s first feature film has been invited to San Sebastian as the only Iranian film to take part in the main competition section of the 55th edition of the festival this year.

Every year San Sebastian International Film Festival, which...

Post date: Sunday, 16 September, 2007 - 00:00

Hana Makhmalbaf’s “Buddha” in Toronto and San Sebastian Film Festivals

"Buddha Collapsed Out Of Shame", Hana Makhmalbaf’s first feature film will be competing in Toronto and San Sebastian Film Festivals.
Wild Bunch, the film’s international distributor, refused the invitation of Venice’s Critics Week to allow Hana Makhmalbaf’s Buddha to participate...

Post date: Wednesday, 15 August, 2007 - 00:00

Marziyeh Meshkiny as a member of jury at Osian-Cinefan Film Festival

Marziyeh Meshkiny will be attending the Osian-Cinefan International Film Festival as a member of jury this year. The 9th edition of the festival will take place in the city of New Delhi in India between 20-29 of July 2007. Accompanying Marziyeh Meshkini on the international jury board...

Post date: Thursday, 28 June, 2007 - 00:00

Interview with Mohsen Makhmalbaf by Korean magazine "Film 2.0"


Interview by: Film 2.0
June 26, 2007

Q: What's the reason that you accept this position? and how do you feel about that? What do you expect from 2007's AFA?

I regard myself a member of the...

Post date: Tuesday, 26 June, 2007 - 23:00

"Two-Legged Horse" end of shooting announcement

Post date: Saturday, 23 June, 2007 - 00:00

"Giving birth to the poet within us"


Mohsen Makhmalbaf "Dean's letter for Pusan Film Festival"

In my country Iran, every year, many students graduate from film schools but prominent Iranian filmmakers did not come out of these schools. Why have these schools failed to train filmmakers? Is it because of...

Post date: Wednesday, 20 June, 2007 - 00:00

CINES DEL SUR Film Festival Award to Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Jury of the first edition of The Granada Film Festival CINES DEL SUR in Spain has awarded Mohsen Makhmalbaf with a Jury Special Mention Award for his latest film “Scream of the Ants” as well as his life time achievement as a filmmaker. To pay tribute to Mohsen Makhmalbaf, the...

Post date: Monday, 18 June, 2007 - 00:00

Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Dean of Pusan Film Festival Academy


Makhmalbaf joins Pusan academy

by: Darcy Paquet
Variety, 11 June 2007

SEOUL-The Pusan International...

Post date: Monday, 11 June, 2007 - 23:00

" Cinema, My Last Childhood Doll "


Interview with Samira Makhmalbaf:

Q: A bomb was thrown at you while making the film Two-Legged Horse.
Samira: Yes we were shooting in north Afghanistan in the city of Sarpol. It was our 40th day of shooting. The scene took...

Post date: Saturday, 2 June, 2007 - 00:00

" 'Horse' production resuming after bombing" Hollywood Reporter


by: Rebecca Leffler

Hollywood Reporter, May 20, 2007

CANNES -- Samira Makhmalbaf's latest feature "Two-Legged Horse" is back on track, with production set to resume on the film "quickly," the director and her filmmaker father, Mohsen,...

Post date: Sunday, 20 May, 2007 - 23:00

"Bombing won't stop 'Horse' shoot"

Makhmalbaf film is 85% completed

by: Ali Jaafar

Variety May 18, 2007

Samira Makhmalbaf said she’s determined to finish “The Two-Legged Horse,” despite the March 27 bombing that brought lensing to a halt.

At a press...

Post date: Friday, 18 May, 2007 - 23:00


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