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MANJIL WINDS

MANJIL WINDS

Documentary, Experimental, Short, Student,

United Kingdom

2022

Duration: 

24

min

Manjil Winds" is a film that explores the traces of patriarchy in Iran through the story of Afshan, a woman who loses custody of her children after her husband divorces her. The film interweaves Afshan's story with the development of the Manji Dam, using both storylines to highlight the challenges and struggles faced by women in a society with strict gender roles and expectations. The film touches on themes of family, loss, and the struggle for independence, and highlights the ways in which the patriarchal structure of Iranian society impacts the lives and experiences of women.


By juxtaposing Afshan's story with the larger societal issues at play, the film offers a nuanced and thought-provoking exploration of patriarchy and its effects on women in this particular cultural and historical context.

Katayoon Forouhesh

Director:

Katayoon Forouhesh

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