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The Scandinavian International Film Festival, considered as the high-level culture event in Helsinki-Finland, closed its...

The 53rd WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival, one of the oldest independent film festival in United States, has...

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (OSCARS) has invited Samira Makhmalbaf, the Iranian renown film director, to...

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"Speaking of auteurs, one of Iran's finest is Mohsen , whose filmmaking family has been churning out masterpieces for decades. We'll be showcasing some of their greatest hits at BAMPFA Betwween  September 1–October 20, 2018."

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The President

National Review
3 June, 2016 | By Armond White
An Iranian film instructs the modern world.
 

This week’s New York opening of Mohsen Makhmalbaf’s The President (Corinth Films) premieres one of best Iranian movies yet seen. Its story of a despot (Mikheil Gomiashvili) caught in the midst of a revolution, who escapes his country’s futuristically designed capital city to traverse the underdeveloped countryside with his cosseted grandson (Dachi Orvelashvili) in tow, surprises all anti-fascist expectations. Makhmalbaf looks at brotherhood by satirizing the highhanded excesses of nationhood. Makhmalbaf is a hypersophisticated cinéaste whose political equanimity is rare and... read more

 

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Chicago Reader
by: Jonathan ROSENBAUM

" Under the Chador "
The Day I Became a Woman
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A must-see

 
Directed by Marzieh Meshkini
Written by Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Dự đoán kết quả xổ số miền bắc With Fatemeh Cheragh Akhtar, Hassan Nabehan, Shabnam Toloui, Cyrus Kahouri Nejad, Azizeh Seddighi, and Badr Irouni Nejad.

“Aren’t you afraid?” some of my stateside friends asked before I visited Iran for the first time last February. “Only of American bombs,” I replied. Notwithstanding all of the things that are currently illegal there — such as men and women shaking hands or riding in the same sections of buses — I’m not sure I’ve ever been    anyplace where people display more social sophistication in terms of hospitality, everyday courtesy, or sheer enterprise in the use of charm and persistence to get what they want. Some of this character... read more