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Poetic Documentary

Poetic DocumentaryPoetic Documentary

The Iranian documentary ‘Poets of Life’ directed by Shirin Barqnavard is currently on screen at the Iranian Artists Forum in Tehran. It is about Shirin Parsi, who after receiving a BA in French literature from the University of Paris, returns to Iran and starts helping her in-laws in rice farming, reported. Her husband’s family strongly promotes organic farming and refrains from using chemical pesticides and fertilizers. Through a poetic narrative of Parsi’s life and concerns, the film follows her efforts to bring about social and environmental change. The 73-minute production won the Special Jury Award at the 14th Green Film Festival in Seoul (GFFIS) in May.


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