MES CAHIERS: “Teheran is the capital of Iran” by Kamran Shirdel (1966)

Kamran Shirdel’s Anti Pahlavi Manisfesto takes a harsh look at the “Other Tehran” and the “outcasts” of the Shah’s White Revolution of the 1960’s . The Film’s intro as heard here were re-edited after the Revolution of 1979 and the commentary serves as an ironic counterpoint to the images. Was the film Censored as seen here during the Pahlavi Era ? Probably …

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