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The Other Side of Burka

Az pase borghe

directed by Mehrdad Oskouei
Iran, 2004
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On the Iranian island of Qeshm, women wear a “burka”, a pinching mask of black bands pressing against the eyebrows and nose. The interviewed women don’t remove this outward sign of oppression, but against the strict religious rules, they talk openly into the camera…

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