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Seven Winters In Tehran
German Film Festival x KinoFest | 19.10.-04.11.2023

Seven Winters In Tehran © Made in Germany

Seven Winters In Tehran

Year 2023
Runtime 97 min
Rating NC16
Language Persian
Subtitles English
Director Steffi Niederzoll
Producer Melanie Andernach, Knut Losen
Co-Producer Laurent Lavolé, Milena Poylo, Gilles Sacuto
Screenwriter Steffi Niederzoll
Cinematographer Julia Daschner
Cast Reyhaneh Jabbari, Shole Pakravan, Fereydoon Jabbari

Iran, 2007: Reyhaneh Jabbari, 19, has a business meeting with a new client. When he tries to rape her, she stabs him in self-defense. Later that day, she is arrested for murder, and is sentenced to death. The film retraces the fate of woman who becomes a symbol of resistance and women’s rights beyond the borders of Iran.



2023  Berlin International Film Festival
Winner Compass-Perspektive Award: Best Film
Nominee Berlinale Documentary Award
Winner Peace Film Award: Steffi Niederzoll
2023 CPH:DOX
Winner F:ACT Award: Steffi Niederzoll

2022 The Hague Movies that Matter Festival
Winner Activist Documentary Award: Steffi Niederzoll



Seven Winters In Tehran will be screened at The Projector, on Sat 21 Oct at 5:00 pm.