Visions & Voices of Iranian Women
- Short Film Programs
- 87 mins
This collection of disparate shorts—each unique in its own right—is held together by the glue of Iranian women filmmakers at the helm. Whether documentary or fiction, personal or universal, their stories represent the visions and voices of those demanding to be seen and heard.
Program curated by Arzhang Zafar
Pre-recorded Q&A available with rental.
In this program
Directed by Mahtab Pishghadam
Yasi and Raha are two girls rejected by everyone and everything. Raha, trapped in solitary confinement, fears the possibility that her virginity will be taken by a man more than she fears death. Meanwhile, Yasi does everything in her power to prevent her girlfriend from being executed.
Directed by Hoda Sobhani
An attempt to revive a friendship that has faded away due to circumstances that imprisoned one and forced the other to emigrate.
Directed by Elahe Esmaili
After consulting with his relatives, a 35-year-old father consents to the marriage of his 14-year-old daughter. As individuals with differing perspectives, their family members grapple with the decision.
Directed by Maryam Khodabakhsh
On the night of a couple’s migration, the child of their friend who has been entrusted to them gets lost, and then a secret is revealed …