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Unwelcome in Tehran
Double Feature: Working Women • 53m
ناخوانده در تهران
Directed by Mina Keshavarz • 2011 • Iran
Mina, the director, is a girl from Shiraz who gets married in order to move to Tehran. Influenced by her own life, she decides to make a documentary about the girls nationwide who, like Azar, move to Tehran (the capital city) to start an independent life away from their families’ watchful eyes and restrictions. The film is about Mina and Azar’s constant struggle to find the answer as to why families and the society have difficulty in accepting an independent life for a single girl.