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2010, Jiyar Gol, Canada/Iran, 42 min.

This documentary was produced for the BBC Persian Service to highlight probing journalism and issues that continue to resonate inside and outside of Iran. In A TALE OF TWO SOLDIERS, two men who sought asylum in Canada rediscover the critical encounter that changed their lives during the Iran-Iraq war, when Zahed, recruited into the Iranian army at the age of 14, saved the life of Najah, a forcibly conscripted Iraqi.

The film will be preceded by:
2010, UK/Iran, Kasra Naji, 26 min.
Reporters Kasra Naji and Rozita Riazati recount the historic roots of Iran’s official persecution of the Baha’i religion, and examine the circumstances surrounding recent stepped-up efforts to pursue Iranians of Baha’i faith.

Both films in Persian and English with English subtitles.

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Added by CHCGODuke on September 7, 2011

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