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Films By Samira Makhmalbaf

AT FIVE IN THE AFTERNOON (Samira Makhmalbaf, 2004)
At Five in the Afternoon (Panj é Asr) Iran/France'at Five in the Afternoon takes the viewer on a harsh, at times poetic journey into the heart of Afghanistan today, serving as both an impassioned de… Read more

BLACKBOARDS (Samira Makhmalbaf, 2000)
Direct from this year's Cannes Film Festival, where it was the co-winner of the Jury Prize, Blackboards is bold and provocative. The film opens with an almost surreal image of a group of male teacher… Read more

THE APPLE (Samira Makhmalbaf, 1998)
In the poor south of Teheran, two young girls have spent the first 12 years of life locked up in their home. After several families in the street write to the Social Services to denounce their father… Read more

THE APPLE (Samira Makhmalbaf, 1998)
"Potent symbolism linked to a bizarre story rooted in fact, set in Iran and laden with political, social and generational overtones." - New York Times ... A truly remarkable achievement, The Apple (M… Read more

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