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International Competition Iran

Belgian Premiere


Synopsis :


In an Iranian juvenile detention center, a group of adolescent girls serve their sentences for murdering their fathers, husbands or other male family members. Beyond a prison, we slowly come to understand that this closed, female-only environment is also a shelter for women, away from an aggressive, male-dominated society.

The director has forged a remarkable relationship with these women prisoners, filming their honest conversations and joyful interactions, and who privately open up about the consequences, and sometimes the reasons, for their actions.


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Screening followed by a discussion and Q&A (30min) :


Speaker: Mehrdad Oskouei