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Cleveland premiere!


Austria, Germany | 2017 | Ali Soozandeh


This new animated feature by an Iranian-born writer and director who’s now a German citizen offers an unflinchingly frank portrait of life in the Islamic Republic. A prostitute, a musician, and other young people intersect and interact in this movie that depicts sex, violence, and drugs and shows how women in particular are repressed by Iran’s politics and religion. “An audacious debut.” –Hollywood Reporter. Adults only! Subtitles. DCP. 96 min.

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Thursday 3/15
Saturday 3/17
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11610 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106

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