This well-researched documentary, with over 120 clips from archival films shot almost exclusively by male film-makers, portrays the domestic and social position of Iranian women from 1932 to the 1979 revolution.
When Aban, tough, self-sufficient, and the only woman contractor in the orange fields of northern Iran, beats out the male competition for a big job, the operation seems to get off to a rocky start. But Aban won’t let go without a fight.
Based on a true story, Cold Sweat is a riveting drama about an Iranian futsal champion, Afrooz, who finds herself unable to travel to the biggest match of her life without her husband’s permission.
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.