Seconds of Lead
A Revolution: Televised. • 1h 10m
Directed by Seyed Reza Razavi • 2013 • Iran
While conducting research for her new book about the events of 8 September 1978, when dozens of demonstrators were killed by the Shah’s army, Iranian novelist Narges Abyar comes across a documentary which includes an interview with a cinema projectionist who witnessed the carnage.
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