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Mohsen MAKHMALBAF (Director)

Born on 1957 in Tehran.
Fighting for democracy he faced imprisonment at the age of 17 and spent nearly 5 years in prison. After his release he continued his struggle in search of democracy and equality through his activities in literature and in his films. He is the writer of 30 literary and story books and directed 30 feature, short and documentaries in 10 different countries. He has received over 50 reputable international awards from prestigious film festival across the world including Cannes, Venice, Locarno... He has been granted two honorary doctorate in cinema and literature for his eminent works.Over the years his film has appeared several time on the list of top one hundred films in history of cinema by critics and experts in the industry across the world.Besides films and literature, he has always been active as a human right activist in Iran and Afghanistan.

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