CIRCUMSTANCE (Maryam Keshavarz, 2011)

Iranian-born Maryam Keshavarz, who grew up in New York, made Circumstance, which is set in today‚Äôs Tehran, in Beirut, Lebanon, instead. It deals with the issue of lesbianism in a fundamentalist state, as well as the cruelty of marriage in a patriarchal society. A striking film, this is her feature debut, for which Keshavarz has […]