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Translation of 7 critiques on the film ‘Stray Dogs’

Translation of 7 critiques on the film ‘Stray Dogs’ directed by Marziyeh Meshkiny, a 2004 Venice Film Festival participant in the main category.
This can be read on the page of the film on the site.

Post date: Wednesday, 1 June, 2005 - 00:00

‘Poet of the Wastes’ in Chicago and Pusan Film Festival

‘Poet of the Wastes’ directed by Mohammad Ahmadi has been accepted in the main category in Chicago and Pusan Film Festival. This film was made based on a film script by the same name written by Mohsen Makhmalbaf.

Post date: Sunday, 1 May, 2005 - 00:00

Stray Dogs in Venice Film Festival 2004

'Stray Dogs' directed by Marziyeh Meshkiny was accepted in the Venice Film Festival 2004 competition. 'Stray Dogs' is Marziyeh Meshkiny's second feature film. Her first feature film, 'The Day I Became A Woman' was also screened in the Critics Week of the Venice Film Festival 2000 and it...

Post date: Friday, 30 July, 2004 - 19:00

Interview with Marziyeh Meshkiny, Director of “Stray Dogs”


Marziyeh Meshkiny, wife of the renowned Iranian filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf, was born in Tehran in 1969. She learnt filmmaking at Makhmalbaf Film House, and gained valuable experience working as assistant director on Samira Makhmalbaf’s films “The Apple”, “The Blackboard”, “At...

Post date: Friday, 30 July, 2004 - 00:00

Marziyeh Meshkiny’s Film Wins Two Awards in Venice

The movie ‘Stray Dogs’ made by Marziyeh Meshkiny, which was the sole representative of the Iranian cinema in the main competition section of the Venice Film Festival 2004, has won two international awards:

  1. The Silver Camera Award (for cultural and artistic communications...
Post date: Saturday, 10 July, 2004 - 00:00

Samira Makhmalbaf’s ‘At Five in the Afternoon’ in 14 German Cities

Starting July 16 ‘At Five in the Afternoon’ directed by Samira Makhmalbaf will be shown in theaters in 14 German cities. This is the first time an Iranian motion picture is widely being shown throughout Germany. Samira will take a 3-day visit there on July 13th to attend press interviews...

Post date: Thursday, 1 July, 2004 - 00:00

Tribute to Samira Makhmalbaf in Karlovy Vary Festival

This year karlovy Vary the most reputable film festival in Czechoslovakia will be showing the films ‘Apple’, ‘Blackboard’ and ‘At Five in the Afternoon’ by Samira Makhmalbaf in view of a program entitled Tribute to Samira Makhmalbaf. The festival will be held from 2nd to10th July 2004...

Post date: Friday, 25 June, 2004 - 00:00

Tribute to Makhmalbaf Family in India

Osian's - Cinefan, the Asian Film Festival held on July 16-25 in a tribute to Makhmalbaf family will be showing the films Time of Love and Once Upon a Time Cinema by Mohsen Makhmalbaf, The Day I Became a Woman by Marziyeh Meshkiny, Blackboards by Samira Makhmalbaf, How Samira Made the...

Post date: Monday, 21 June, 2004 - 00:00

Two New Scripts by Mohsen Makhmalbaf

Mohsen Makhmalbaf whose recent script ‘Amnesia’ was published in the Iranian press has asked Mohammad Ahmadi and Mojtaba Mirtahmasb to direct two of his other scripts titled ‘Poet of the Wastes’ and ‘The Day the Earthquake Strikes Tehran’. Both these scripts were first written in 2003 and have...

Post date: Friday, 18 June, 2004 - 00:00

Shooting of Two of Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s Films in Two Asian Countries

Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s next two feature films will be shot in India and Tajikistan. Mohsen Makhmalbaf who after Kandahar intended to make the film ‘Amnesia’ in Iran will be making his next two films in India and Tajikistan. Amnesia was refused shooting in Iran due to rising problems...

Post date: Tuesday, 15 June, 2004 - 00:00

Mohsen Makhmalbaf is Stopped from Making His Latest Motion Picture

“Amnesia”, the script written by Mohsen Makhmalbaf and submitted to the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance in early 2004 was officially refused permit to be made into a motion picture by the said Ministry on Tuesday May 4, 2004.
The idea of the script reflecting two decades...

Post date: Wednesday, 12 May, 2004 - 00:00

Singapore’s Film Festival Award for ‘At Five in the Afternoon’ Directed by Samira Makhmalbaf

‘At Five in the Afternoon’, Samira Makhmalbaf’s third feature film received the “Youths’ Cinema” Award in Singapore’s 17th International Silver Screen Film Festival.

‘At Five in the Afternoon’ had previously won the Special Jury Prize and the World Churches Grand Prize in the 2003 Cannes...

Post date: Wednesday, 5 May, 2004 - 00:00

Iranian House Style


Here come the Makhmalbafs. Are they geniuses or is it down to dad, asks Hannah McGill

Iranian House Style - Feature Article  
Sight & Sound April 2004

Samira Makhmalbaf's third feature At Five in the Afternoon confirms her...

Post date: Sunday, 25 April, 2004 - 00:00

Samira Makhmalbaf as jury in Berlin’s International Film Festival

The 54th Berlin International Film Festival which is held in Berlin every year announced the names of the jury in this year’s festival. Samira Makhmalbaf, the Iranian filmmaker has been mentioned to be among the jury.

Post date: Sunday, 1 February, 2004 - 15:08

Shooting ends for ‘Stray Dogs’ directed by Marziyeh Meshkiny

The shooting of the feature film ‘Stray Dogs’ by Marziyeh Meshkiny ended in Afghanistan. Presently, the film is being edited in Rasaneh Pooya Co. in Iran.

Post date: Tuesday, 20 January, 2004 - 00:00


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