Telcam Staff Company made a 110 minute film on Hana Makhmalbaf and her father. The film, on order by Japan’s NHK Television was filmed in Iran, Japan and France. Mrs. Mugi the director had previously made a 25 minute documentary featuring Hana Makhmalbaf titled “Smile of Asia” for NHK TV in 2008.
Every month the “Smile of Asia” program introduces young active Asian artists. “Smile of Asia” has been broadcasted three times due to viewer demand. In addition, the film “Buddha” will be shown in Tokyo and other cities in Japan starting April 18. This film has not yet been screened in Iran.