Manijeh Hekmat. Iran. 2002. 106 min. 35 mm. Banned in Iran, this taboo-breaking film uses the claustrophobic life of women behind bars as a metaphor for Iranian society since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
In recent years, Pakistan has endured tremendous challenges'including militant attacks, high-profile political assassination, suicide bombings, prolonged political instability, and deteriorating law and order
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