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31 Ratings

Facing Mirrors

Aynehaye Rooberoo

Directed by Negar Azarbayjani
Iran, 2011


Negar Azarbayjani’s remarkable first feature is also the first Iranian narrative film with a transgender protagonist. Hoping to go overseas for FTM sex-reassignment surgery before her father marries her off to a male cousin, Eddie is saved by a naïve and conservative young wife.

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Facing Mirrors Directed by Negar Azarbayjani

Awards & Festivals

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

2011 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actress

Queer Lisboa

2013 | Winner: Audience Award (Feature Film Competition)

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