New Realities / UK premiere

A Play for Freedom (Freispielen)

  • Niko Apel /
  • Germany /
  • 2012 /
  • 76 mins

Documentary / Farsi

Is censored art better than no art at all?

Four young actors from Tehran create a theatre piece that they plan to tour around Iran in a colourful truck, entertaining children in remote areas of the country. But, before they leave, their play has to be approved by the State, and tempers flare within the group when meaningful scenes must be cut for the show to go on. An illuminating and thought-provoking road movie.

2013 Archive

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