Bahman Ghobadi

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About Bahman Ghobadi
Bahman Ghobadi (Persian: بهمن قبادی) is a Iranian film director of Kurdish ethnicity. He was born on February 1, 1969 in Baneh, Iran. Ghobadi belongs to the so called "new wave" of Iranian cinema.Biography He was born in Baneh, in northwestern Kurdistan Province of Iran. His family moved to Sanandaj in 1981. Ghobadi received a Bachelor of Arts in film directing from the Iranian Broadcasting College. After a brief career in industrial photography, Ghobadi began making short 8 mm films. His documentary Life In Fog won numerous awards. Bahman Ghobadi was assistant director on Abbas Kiarostami's The Wind Will Carry Us. Bahman Ghobadi founded Mij Film in 2000, a company with the aim of production of films in Iran about its different ethnic groups. His first feature film was A Time for Drunken Horses (2000), the first Kurdish film produced in Iran. The film won Caméra d'Or at Cannes Film Festival. His second feature was Marooned in Iraq (2002), which brought him the Gold Plaque from Chicago International Film Festival. His third feature, Turtles Can Fly, followed in 2004, winning the Glass Bear and Peace Film Award at Berlin International Film Festival and Golden Shell at San Sebastian International Film Festival. In 2006, Ghobadi's Half Moon won Golden Shell at San Sebastian International Film Festival. Iran's renowned actors Golshifteh Farahani, Hassan Poorshirazi and Hedyeh Tehrani acted in this movie. The music of the movie was made by Iran's world-class musician Hossein Alizadeh. The film, which is a collaborative project by Iran, France, Austria and Iraq, was shot fully in Iranian Kurdistan. However, it narrates the story of a group of Iranian Kurdish musicians who would like to travel to Iraq and organize a concert in Iraqi Kurdistan. In 2006, Index on Censorship gave Ghobadi an Index Film Award for making a significant contribution to freedom of expression through his film "Turtles Can Fly." In May 2009, his film No One Knows About Persian Cats premiered at Cannes. It chronicles the hardships facing young rock musicians seeking to evade censorship.

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1. Bahman Ghobadi 22551
2. Mohsen Makhmalbaf 17803
3. Jafar Panahi Mianeh 13899
4. Hamid Tamjidi 13144
5. Dariush Mehrjui 1870
6. Bahram Beyzaie 1321
7. Tahmine Milani 1059
8. Ebrahim Hatamikia 1028
9. Majid Majidi 490
10. Ali Hatami 459

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5. Jorge Fernando 28453
6. Danis Tanovic 27284
7. Arnaldo Jabor 23000
8. Walter Salles 22667
9. Bahman Ghobadi 22551
10. Joe Bou Eid 20583
11. Fábio Barreto 20115
12. Mani Ratnam 18494
13. Mohsen Makhmalbaf 17803

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