21st Century Cinema
Directed by Farhad Delaram • 2019 • Iran
Starring Behdokht Valian, Alireza Sanifar, Anahita Eghbalnejad
A young Iranian woman attempting to renew her driver’s license is plunged into a menacing bureaucratic limbo when officials begin questioning her about her tattoos.
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Bad Night for the Blues
Directed by Chris Shepherd • 2010 • United Kingdom
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