When values clash

FAMILY: The daughter of a secular father and a devout mother tells the story reflective of the political events leading to the 1979 Iranian Revolution.

The winner of this year’s IDFA edition is a feature documentary telling the intimate story of the director’s parents – their marriage coming together, then falling apart along the lines of the irreconcilable divide between secular and religious values. A deeply personal film, Radiograph of a Family intertwines the private with history of the social and political shifts that lead to the Iranian Revolution of 1979, illustrating the dangers and hurt potential hidden behind conflicting worldviews.


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Bianca-Olivia Nita
Bianca is a freelance journalist and documentary critic. She is a regular contributor to Modern Times Review.

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