The Green Cold
All Films • 1h 0m
Directed by Nasser Saffarian • 2002 • Iran
The first part of the Forough Farrokhzad's trilogy, The Green Cold examining the iconoclastic life of Forough Farrokhzad and her relationship with supporters and critics alike. Iran's most controversial and influential female of Persian poetry and cinema, Farrokhzad fought patriarchal conceptions of womanhood and subservience, and in doing so made her comparatively short life one about liberation and freedom of expression.
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