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.
Screening followed by a discussion and Q&A (30min) :
Speaker: Mehrdad Oskouei