Tuesday 21 February
Nahid Hassanzadeh, 82
min, Social Drama, Persian with English subtitles, Iran, 2016
Ghadir, a chemical
plant worker, protests against being unpaid for over a year and is arrested
during a demonstration and imprisoned without trial.
He is released one
year later with no explanation given. As he returns back home, he finds out that
his daughter, Somayeh, has given birth out of wedlock.
The movie has won the
Golden Royal Bengal Tiger Award for Best Film at Kolkata Film Festival and Best
Actor Award at Mannheim-Heidelberg International Film Festival. It was also
screened in São Paulo International Film Festival, Raindance Film Festival and
Exground Film Festival.