Marzieh Meshkini

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Film (documentary)
Middle East
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
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Marzieh Meshkini, born in 1969 in Tehran, studied film at the Makhmalbaf Film School from 1996 to 2001. She is married to Mohsen Makhmalbaf and worked with him as assistant director on several of his films. “The Day I Became a Woman”, her first film, recounts the story of a young girl who is officially declared a woman on her 9th birthday and afterwards has to wear a veil and is no longer allowed to speak to boys. The film has won numerous awards at film festivals.
Author: House of World Cultures


This artist took part in the following project(s) organized/funded by the partner institutions.

Far Near Distance

Contemporary Positions of Iranian Artists

(19 March 04 - 09 May 04)