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The Birdcage
IDFA 2008

The Birdcage

Fågelmannen
Nahid Persson
Sweden
2008
14 min
World Premiere
Festival history
Iran is a state that engages in strong control over people's lives.authorities attempt toand limit the most minute aspects of democracy and freedom of speech.in history, Iran has always had a well-developed secret police. Despite the fear and the iron-clad control,many people are frustrated and sometimes openlytheir loathing for the system. \par \par \par In this documentary, we will accompany the fortune teller Habiba regular day in the streets of Iran. During one single day of filming, he is exposed to the controlling machinery of the regime multiple times. He meets people that, despite the fear of being arrested, openly dare to show their frustration and disappointment in the way their society has turned out.
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