Samira Makhmalbaf

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Birthday
15, 1980
Birthplace
Iran
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
15, 1980 (age 39)
Birthplace
Iran

About

One of the most influential directors of the Iranian New Wave movement whose work included At Five in the Afternoon and Blackboards.

Before Fame

She left high school at 14 to study film at the Mohhmalbaf Film House for five years.

Trivia

She was at the forefront of the women's rights movement in Iranian cinema.

Family Life

She married and had three children with Fatemeh Meshkini who was tragically killed in an accident in 1992.

Associated With

Her father was writer and director Mohsen Makhmalbaf.