23rd Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
I Have Sinned a Rapturous Sin
What cures women of sexual promiscuity? Eating lettuce, of course. Fragments of Forough Farokhzad’s poem, Sin, are read out against Islamic clergies advising women on how to control their lust.
Iranian director Maryam Tafakory (1987) works in London and addresses topics relating to female identity in a religious and political context. She experiments with the possibilities of visual narration and oscillations between reality and fiction.
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