Born in Evin
- 1h 35min
- Directed by: Maryam Zaree
Maryam Zaree's documentary tells her own life story.
This film is not currently showing in cinemas.
Maryam’s parents were imprisoned shortly after Ayatollah Khomeini came to power in 1979, a period in which tens of thousands of political dissidents were arrested and tortured.
With Born in Evin, Maryam confronts decades of silence in her family, seeking to understand the impact of trauma on the bodies and souls of survivors and their children. Her vulnerable, lyrical journey leads her to question how her generation can relate to their own history while also respecting the people they love who prefer to heal in silence.
Germany/Austria 2019 Dir Maryam Zaree 98 min
Winner Best Film, Perspektive Deutsches Kino Programme, Berlinale 2019
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