In Afghanistan, thousands of young women have been imprisoned for so-called moral crimes, including running away from unlawful forced marriages or marrying against a father's wishes. This is one woman’s story.
This short film follows a young woman named Neda and her friends on the day of her thesis defense. The handheld camera observes them during the defense, in the car, and later at an amusement park. It reveals the intimacy they share, their friendship, and the unbreakable bond that unites them.
“The 17s” is the story of four urban teenagers in contemporary Iran in their own words.
In order to make a film about the lifestyle of these teens and see their point of views, which is quite different from the life of the previous generation, the filmmakers decided to place the camera in their h...