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Dedication of the Parajanov award from Mohsen Makhmalbaf to Akbar Ganji

Fri, 14/07/2006 - 00:00

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 Parajanov the famous Armenian filmmaker while he was in the prisons of Soviet Union for four and a half years. Mohsen Makhmalbaf respectfully dedicated this award to Akbar Ganji, the Iranian journalist, who spent several years in prison fighting in favor of democracy.