Displaying 8 films
A married fashion designer's excitement at landing her dream job becomes complicated when her lesbian boss expresses a romantic interest in her.
Director: Baharak Saeid Monir
After Wajma discovers she’s pregnant – the result of a tryst with the gregarious Mustafa – she and her family must face societal pressure in conservative Kabul, Afghanistan.
Director: Barmak Akram
"Cold Sweat" is the story of capable and distinguished women who do not quit fighting although they are fed up with the current laws in Iran.
Director: Soheil Beiraghi
With fascinating insights into everyday life in Tehran, the film portrays the 'inversion" of a woman, and her mutiny against male domination.
Director: Behnam Behzadi
A sharp-edged look at people who live outside the constraints of Islamic law.
Director: Rakhshan Bani-Etemad
Documentary covering women's political involvement and contribution in the 2001 Iranian elections.
A NY Times critics pick, THE CHARMER is a slow-burning thriller about Esmail an Iranian man seeking a Danish bride.
Director: Milad Alami
When American pro basketball player Kevin Sheppard begins playing in Iran, his world turns upside down. During the nation's controversial green revolution, and against the country’s laws, he befrien...
Director: Till Schauder