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Abbas Kiarostami Recommends Programme 1

The Ladies' (Zananeh)Situated in a public park within the bustling heart of Tehran is a ladies' public toilet. Run by an old woman, it is a shelter for girls and women who gather, talk, laugh, cry and live. Runaway girls, drug dealers, prostitutes and even ordinary women all find an attentive ear ... Read more
Maryam's Sin (Gonah-e Maryam) On 28 August 2002, a man beheaded his seven-year-old daughter, Maryam, suspecting her of having a 'secret affair' with her uncle (her mother's brother). This horrendous act is exposed in chilling detail by director Parisa Shahandeh, as she examines the implications on ... Read more
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