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Moslem Mansouri in Ahmad Shamlou: Master Poet of Liberty

Ahmad Shamlou: Master Poet of Liberty

1999 NR

This fascinating documentary explores the life of Persian writer Ahmad Shamlou, who was nominated for the Noble Prize in Literature in 1984 and is considered to be one of Iran's most significant poets. Involved in social and political issues, Shamlou faced the banning of his books and spent time in jail for his writings. Numerous prominent Iranian artists, literary historians and other experts provide insight on this remarkable man.