The Memory of Niavaran
Hadi Afarideh • 30m
خاطره نی آوران
Directed by Hadi Afarideh • 2009 • Iran
This documentary is going to review –after 30 years- the events leading to the overtaking of the Shah’s most important palace, Niavaran.
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