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Shorts Program 5: International: Highlighting Iranian Filmmakers
AMC Westshore 6 Sat, Mar 12, 2022 1:00 PM
A collection of short films featuring Iranian filmmakers


80 International Selections, 15 Nominations, 11 Awards. Seventeen-year-old Sahar is determined to watch her favorite soccer team play for the league championship. Barred from attending sports events as a woman, Sahar disguises herself as a boy with the help of her friends. Things take a tragic turn when Sahar’s disguise is uncovered. Inspired by true events, The Recess explores gender oppression in Iranian society.