Leila is a single working mum of two, living in sanctions-gripped Iran. The factory she works at faces a crisis and jobs are at stake. Kazem, the factory bus driver, proposes marriage to Leila, but she hesitates to accept his conditions.
Movement is the theme of the Photo Exhibition of the 2020 Edinburgh Iranian Festival. This year’s photo exhibition has been curated in response to the film season theme, which explores how men and women move through spaces, both public and private, in Iran.
As the Director of the Edinburgh Iranian Festival, I often get asked, “Why do you do this? Don’t you have...