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Beirut filmmaker Dimitri Khodr set out to Tehran to discover how Christians live in a fiercely Islamic state. His trail for clues leads him on a poetic and moving journey across the country to unearth the testimonies of the 175,000 Christians who still live in Iran. This week's documentary offers a glimpse at different side of Iran's inhabitants. Whilst some have completely acclimatised to the…
Despite the recent government clampdown, students in Iran are determined to continue fighting for democratic reform.
This week's documentary is the remarkable tale of how one man's passion for movies nearly revolutionised Islam in Iran. Cleric Ali Afsahi grew up believing that cinemas were dens of inequity that posed a grave threat to the Muslim faith. However, after he saw his first film, he became convinced that they held the key to promoting and understanding the essential premise of Islam: love. Keen to sp…
After decades of repression, students in Iran are taking to the streets to demand a more liberal government.
In Iran, the rigid theocracy of the Mullahs is coming under pressure.