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The Recess (2020)

  • Short, Narrative Fiction, Human Rights, Women's Rights
  • 12min
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  • 2020

Sahar is a 17 year old student who is determined to skip high school during the recess to attend the football stadium to watch the football match between Esteghlal F.C. vs. Al-Ain as part of AFC Champions League against the national ban on women to enter football stadiums in Iran.

A production of

Shamid Films

Director of Photography

Behrouz Badrouj

Sound Editing and Mixing

Saman Shahamat

Art Director

Mona Ramezani


Sara Bolboli


Negar Nikkhah Azad


English, Persian


Iran, Islamic Republic of