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Born In Evin (2019)
NAME OF FILM: BORN IN EVIN (2019)
DIRECTOR(S): Mayann Zaree
GENRE: Documentary Film
SYNOPSIS: Filmmaker and actress Maryam Zaree, embark on a quest to discover the circumstances that were present at her birth inside one of the most notorious political prisons in the world. She was born in Evin shortly after the Islamic Republic was established. Her parents were considered political dissidents and have refused to speak about the trauma of those days. Their silence instilled a mission, and now, 40 years later, Maryam will explore the circumstances of her birth even while the same repressive religious forces remain in power.
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