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Going Up the Stairs

Iran, 2011


An Iranian woman, Akram, has not taken the routine path to artistic success. She had no creative inclinations until, at age fifty, her grandson asked for her help with a school project. From that moment on, she began stealing her son’s pastels and surreptitiously developing her craft…

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Going Up the Stairs Directed by Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami