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The Grand Lady of Iran

The Grand Lady of Iran

Lady Khadijeh Saqafi was born on 1st March 1914. At the age of 16 she married the clergyman Roohollah Moosavi Khomeini, who would later become Ayatollah Khomeini, Supreme Leader and founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran in 1979. This biography of Lady Khadijeh explores her 60 years with the Ayatollah, a hugely important period which came to shape Iran as it is today.

Dir. Mostafa Razzaq Karimi - 82min - 2018 - Iran - Language: Farsi - Subtitles: English

"The Grand Lady of Iran (Khadije Saghafi) is part of a small cultural revolution going on in Iranian cinema, where formerly hushed-up topics are being (almost) openly discussed." - The Hollywood Reporter

Winner - Best 'Cinema Verite' film at the Iran International Documentary Film Festival.

The Grand Lady of Iran
  • The Grand Lady of Iran

    Dir. Mostafa Razzaq Karimi - 2018 - Iran - Language: Farsi - Subtitles: English

    "The Grand Lady of Iran (Khadije Saghafi) is part of a small cultural revolution going on in Iranian cinema, where formerly hushed-up topics are being (almost) openly discussed. This curious documentary, directed by ...

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