Iranian Filmmaker Tahmineh Milani

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Hollywood luminaries have come to the aid of an Iranian film director charged with misusing her art and helping others wage war against God. Tahmineh Milani faces trial and possible execution for charges brought by Iran's Revolutionary Council, even though she's been defended in public by that country's elected President. We speak with the filmmaker's husband, Mohammad Nikbin, about Hidden Half, her case, and the status of women in Iran. Then, film critic Godfrey Cheshire joins us for a discussion about world class cinema under the eyes of an Islamic theocracy.
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Aviation Security Act (S. 1447)

Los Angeles International Airport

Amnesty International's Appeal on behalf of Mailani

Iranian Film Society

Feminist Majority Foundation




Warren Olney


Frances Anderton