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The Green Wave

Friday, August 17 - Thursday, August 23, 2012

THE GREEN WAVE is a powerful film documenting the populist protests in Iran following the suspicious victory of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad over progressive candidate Mir-Hossein Mousavi in the Iranian presidential elections on June 12, 2009. Cell phone videos posted on the internet, Twitter messages and animated blog posts as well as interviews with prominent human rights advocates and exiled Iranians bear witness to the brutal attacks by government militia in their efforts to squelch the protests that followed. Ali Samadi Ahadi’s documentary is a highly contemporary chronicle of the Green Revolution, and a memorial for all of those who believed in freedom and lost their lives for it.

  • Country Germany
  • Language In German,English and Persian with English subtitles
  • Rating NR
  • Running Time 80 minutes
  • Director Ali Samadi Ahadi