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.
This Festival which has introduced Samira Makhmalbaf as one of the most known filmmakers of the world, who has her own particular way of making films, is also holding a retrospective on Samira Makhmalbaf’s works. The Festival in part of the introduction of Samira Makhmalbaf has written: “Despite her young age Samira Makhmalbaf with her 3 feature films, “The Apple, Blackboard and At Five In The Afternoon” and her short film “September the 11th” is one of the most recognized filmmakers of the world today. She has been as a member of jury in some of the most well-known Film Festivals of the world including Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Locarno… Film Festival and she has been as the head of jury in Montreal Film Festival.