Tahmineh Milāni is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, and producer. Milani was born 1960 in Tabriz, Iran.
After graduating in architecture from the University of Science and Technology in Tehran in 1986, she apprenticed as a script girl and an assistant director following a screen workshop in 1979.
Milani started her career as a movie director with Children of Divorce in 1989.
Feminist filmmaker Milani is known for touching controversial and sensitive issues, including women’s rights
She has directed some notable films such as :Children of Divorce, 1989 – Two women 1999- The Hidden Half, 2001-The Fifth Reaction (2003)-The Unwanted Woman), (2005)-Cease Fire (2006)
Awards and honors
2006 – Best director, Best film and Best screenplay at the 51st Asia Pacific Film Festival for The Unwanted Woman
2005 – Best film Los Angeles Film Festival for The Unwanted Woman
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