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We Are Half of Iran's Population (2009) HD online
Language: English
Category: Movie / Documentary
Original Title: We Are Half of Iranu0027s Population
Director: Rakhshan Banietemad
Writers: Rakhshan Banietemad
Released: 2009
Duration: 47min
Video type: Movie
A loose follow-up to Our Times, Bani-Etemad's documentary short was made during the months before last year's controversial elections in Iran. Filming a diverse coalition of women's rights activists discussing their opinions on pressing contemporary issues, Bani-Etemad asked three of the four presidential candidates to view the footage for comment, with Mahmoud Ahmedinejad declining to participate. A number of the activists seen in the film were later arrested in the post-election protests.