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Directed by Abbas Amini
New England premiere | Iran, Czech Republic | 2018 | 90 min. | Persian with subtitles

According to local custom on the island of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf, thirteen-year-old Hendi is married off to sixteen-year-old Hormoz. Although they barely know each other, the young couple eventually begins to enjoy their married life together. Since work is scarce, Hormuz is forced to take on a dangerous and risky job to support his wife and upcoming child. An official selection at the Berlin Film Festival.


Co-presented by the Iranian Association of Boston.


Speaker: Dr. Fatemeh Haghighatjoo, a former member of the Iranian Parliament and
founder and CEO of the Nonviolent Initiative for Democracy Inc. whose
expertise is in Iranian domestic affairs and women’s issues.


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