Our Times - 2002

Directed by Rakhshan Bani Etemad

Rakhshan Bani Etemad's documentary on the re-election of President Mohammad Khatami focuses on the numerous women candidates who put their name into the pool of 2002 presidential hopefuls.

Color, 1 hour 15 minutes, Farsi

Original Title: Roozegar-e Ma

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Star Rating


Firouzan Rank # 46

Cast


Arezoo Bayat As Herself
Baran Kosari As Herself
Reza Davoudnejad As Himself
Pegah Ahangarani As Herself
Ehsan Delaviz As Himself
Tala Porbaha As Herself
Milad Sadr Ameli As Himself
Maraj Mojdeh As Herself
Haniyeh Shirazi As Herself

Crew


Writer Rakhshan Bani Etemad
Director Rakhshan Bani Etemad
Producer Jahanghir Kosari
Rakhshan Bani Etemad
Director of Photography Soheil Noruzi
Editor Pirouz Kalantari
Mohsen Abdolvahab
Sound Mixer Mohammad Reza Delpaak
Hossein Mahdavi

Pictures


A group of college girls set up a re-election campaign office for reformist president Mohammad Khatami.

A group of college girls set up a re-election campaign office for reformist president Mohammad Khatami.

The exuberance of youth at a Khatami rally.

The exuberance of youth at a Khatami rally.

Iran's youth take to the streets in celebration after casting their ballots.

Iran's youth take to the streets in celebration after casting their ballots.

After a confrontation with hard-line thugs in which he nearly lost an eye, this particular student's response was to 'kick him where it hurts.'

After a confrontation with hard-line thugs in which he nearly lost an eye, this particular student's response was to "kick him where it hurts."

The filmmaker, Bani-Etemad, decides to track down the many female candidates who ran for president.

The filmmaker, Bani Etemad, decides to track down the many female candidates who ran for president.

The family of this presidential hopeful joke that they now refer to their daughter as 'Miss President.'

The family of this presidential hopeful joke that they now refer to their daughter as "Miss President."

Bani-Etemad's film narrows in on the plight of Arezoo Bayat, a single mother who ran for president because she believed her daily struggles were the same as the peoples.'

Bani-Etemad's film narrows in on the plight of Arezoo Bayat, a single mother who ran for president because she believed her daily struggles were the same as the peoples'.

Arezoo's days are filled with the search for an affordable apartment as she can no longer stay at her current residence.

Arezoo's days are filled with the search for an affordable apartment as she can no longer stay at her current residence.

Arezoo's home life revolves around caring for her young daughter and her aging mother.

Arezoo's home life revolves around caring for her young daughter and her aging mother.

After finally finding a suitable place to live, Arezoo returns to work unaware that she has been fired due to miscommunication over the time she took off for apartment-searching.

After finally finding a suitable place to live, Arezoo returns to work unaware that she has been fired due to miscommunication over the time she took off for apartment-searching.

DVD


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