Fatemeh Motamed Aria
Fatemeh Simin Motamed-Arya began her career in theater in her teen years and has become the most celebrated actress in the history of Iranian cinema. She has performed in more than 50 films, stage plays and television series, and has made documentaries about ex-Iranian president Mohammed Khatami, and women who love cinema. She is also a professor of cinema and theater in Isfahan, and has been chosen as the ambassador of charity organizations. A multi-award-winning actress, she won her last prize at the 2011 World Film Festival in Montreal for Here Without Me!.