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Summary: Mr. Badii, ceaselessly driving through the red-brown hills around Tehran in search of assistance in his suicide, receives from each of the men he asks for help a viewpoint on life.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 1999

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN TAS

Summary: Reza and Leila, an attractive and affluent young couple deeply in love and recently married, discover that Leila is unable to conceive. Invoking tradition, Reza's mother convinces her daughter-in-law that Reza must, out of necessity, take a second wife to produce an heir. The heartbreak that follows is "in a word, devastating." (The New York Times) Called "the most interesting and accomplished...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2000

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Summary: American Betty Mahmoody goes with her daughter and her Iranian-born husband to his native Iran for a vacation. Soon Betty discovers her husband doesn't intend to ever return to America. He will let her go, but her daughter must stay. As a stranger in a foreign police state, Betty has no money, no friends, no rights, and makes a desperate, heroic bid to escape with her child.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA NOT

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD NOT RATED PG-13

Summary: The members of the all-male Tehran soccer team struggle to adjust to the ambitious girls who are trying to find a way onto their team, despite the dangers they face if their true identity is discovered.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures 2007

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN OFF

Summary: A wife in Iran who cannot have children is pressured by her in-laws into persuading her husband to take another wife so that he may have sons. A portrayal of the clash between tradition and modern marriage in Iran.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 1997

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LEI

Summary: Rahmat the boatman navigates the increasingly brackish waters of a coastal land, collecting the heartaches and tears of its inhabitants. But he remains powerless against their misguided attempts to appease the gods and make the land green again, whether by offering a bride to the sea or forcibly "treating" the eyes of a painter who sees in different colors. Drawing firsthand on the challenges...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Global Film Initiative 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF WHI