Keyword: censorship

Fifi Howls from Happiness (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 96 minutes Release date: 08/07/2014
The acclaimed paintings and sculptures of provocative artist Bahman Mohassess dominated pre-revolutionary Iran. Irreverent and uncompromising, a gay man in a hostile world, Mohassess had a conflicted relationship with his homeland: he was revered by elites and praised as a national icon, only to be censored later by an oppressive regime. Known for his iconoclastic art as well as his scathing...
Dir: Mitra Farahani
With: N/A
Manuscripts Don't Burn

Manuscripts Don't Burn (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 125 minutes Release date: 06/12/2014
Khosrow and Morteza set out on a mission to kill someone. The assassination is supposed to look like a suicide. But, at the last minute, they are forced to change their plans.
Dir: Mohammad Rasoulof
With: N/A

#chicagoGirl: The Social Network Takes on a Dictator (2012)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2012
From the Chicago suburbs, Ala'a, an American teenage girl, helps run the revolution in Syria. Through social media, she coordinates for Aous, a student in Damascus who braves snipers to organize protests, and Bassel, a film student who left his scholarship to show the world what Syrian State TV will not broadcast. Through camera phones and social media, Ala'a helps turn the world's eye to the...
Dir: Joe Piscatella
With: N/A
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Enter Here

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov: Enter Here (2013)

Rated: None Runtime: 103 minutes Release date: 11/12/2013
This is a double portrait in film of the lives and work of Russia's most celebrated international artists, now American citizens, as they come to terms with their global lives and the new Russia. Two decades after he fled the Soviet Union, Ilya Kabakov overcomes his fears to install six walk-through installations in venues, including the Pushkin Museum, throughout Moscow, where he was once...
Dir: Amei Wallach
With: N/A

Felice chi è diverso (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 03/05/2014
There is a secret Italy, which rarely gets captured on film -- it is homosexual Italy, from the 19th century to the beginning of the next century to the 1980s. Here, we hear stories of repression, censorship, dignity and happiness from the northern and southern parts of the country, based on those who had to endure being different first-hand.
Dir: Gianni Amelio
With: N/A

Vulva 3.0 (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Dir: Claudia Richarz
With: N/A