Keyword: prisoner

No Burqas Behind Bars (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 77 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Takhar Prison, an Afghan women's prison, is one of the world's most restricted environments. Through the prisoners' own stories, we explore how "moral crimes" are used to control women in post-Taliban Afghanistan, a society where women are normally faceless. Outside the home, burqas cover them from head to toe, completely masking their identity, rendering them nearly invisible and voiceless...
Dir: Nima Sarvestani
With: N/A
Norte, the End of History

Norte, the End of History (2014)

Rated: None Runtime: 250 minutes Release date: 06/19/2014
A man is wrongly jailed for murder while the real killer roams free. The murderer is an intellectual who is frustrated with his country's never-ending cycle of betrayal and apathy. The convict is a simple man who finds life in prison more tolerable, but then something mysterious and strange starts happening to him.