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Kamran Shirdel's Dreamless Land

Das traumlose Land Kamran Shirdels

100 Min

The screening will be followed by an extensive online talk by Amir Naderi.


Zendan-e Zanan (Women's Prison) / Ghal’e (Women's Quarter) / Tehran Paitakht-e Iran Ast (Tehran is the Capital of Iran)
Kamran Shirdel, Iran 1964-66, 40 min. Farsi with English subtitles, digital

Zendan-e Zanan, Ghal’e, and Tehran Paitakht-e Iran Ast is a trio of clandestinely made and eventually banned documentaries about the conditions of exploited and underprivileged Iranian women, providing startling views of life in prison, in the red district of Tehran, and finally, in the capital city of Tehran, a place full of contradiction and the false promise of progress.