Lila Ghobady is an exiled Iranian writer-journalist and filmmaker living in Canada since 2002. She has been involved with human rights since working as a journalis in Iran and has continued her work in Canada when she arrived as a refugee. She has worked as a Producer and associate Director of internationally-praised underground films along fellow exiled filmmaker Moslem Mansouri before leaving Iran. Her recent film, Forbidden Sun Dance, has been well-received in several countries. For more information, please read her blog at: www.banoufilm.blogspot.com. Lila can be contacted by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Friday, March 22, 2013 - 11:58am
The Argo Deception: How Hollywood Masks the Ugly Truth of Iran-US Relations
I was 5 years old, in grade one, and trying to cover my short boyish hair in a black scarf long enough to almost hide all of my naive little body except for my bangs, so that I would be approved for entry to a school a couple of years after the 1979 revolution.
Saturday, June 20, 2009 - 12:00am
No Matter Who Is President of Iran, They Would Stone Me
Why didn’t I vote in the latest elections for the president of the country of my birth, Iran? Because no matter who is the president of Iran, they would stone me! As an Iranian woman, I require big changes in order to convince myself that a change in president would mean an improvement of my basic rights as human being inside Iran.