2014 Edition

My Stolen Revolution

My Stolen Revolution

Section: Freedom Films

Country: Sweden

Production Year: 2013

Runtime: 75 Minutes

Director: Nahid Persson

Screenwriter: Nahid Persson

Cinematographers: Nicklas Karpaty, Maryam Ebrahimi

Editor: Emil Engedahl 

Print Source: sara.ruster@sfi.se

Synopsis: Recent protests in Iran awakened the filmmaker’s memories to a time when, as a young activist, she fled after the 1979 revolution. Haunted by the guilt of abandoning her imprisoned friends and her brother Rostam who was later executed, she finally finds them and learns about their horrific torture.