TEHRAN, (ISNA)-Celebrated Iranian director, Mohsen Makhmalbaf is appointed as the head of the Asian Film Academy (AFA).
The Pusan International Film Festival's annual workshop held by the Asian Film Academy, has signed Mohsen Makhmalbaf to serve as the principal.
Makhmalbaf is the third head of this foundation after the Taiwanese director, Hou Hsiao-hsien (2005) and the Korean veteran filmmaker, Im Kwon-taek(2006).
The AFA provides young Asian filmmakers with free instructions and accommodations and supports them in making collaborative short films.
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