Be My Voice

Be My Voice

Czech premiere

In today's Iran, a woman without a hijab often faces violence and arrests. Still, thousands of women are taking this risk in the name of freedom and equality. And Masih Alinejad has become their voice.

Through her camera and an emerging friendship with Masih, an Iranian journalist living in exile in the United States, documentary filmmaker Nahid Persson gradually discovers the woman who has come to represent millions of people critical of the Iranian regime's religious fundamentalism. However, the film also shows a human being rejoicing in the little things and suffering from the sorrows of her own family and the hundreds of Iranians who turn to her. Against the background of the violent repression of the largest modern anti-government protests, we witness the daily efforts of a woman who, despite emotional and physical exhaustion and regular threats of violence and death, tirelessly fights for a freer Iran.

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About the film

Sweden, Iran, USA, Norway, UK
2021 / 93 min.

Nahid Persson

English, Farsi

Czech, English


Nahid Persson

Nahid Persson

2021 - Be My Voice
2018 - Anders, Me and His 23 Other Women
2013 - Last Days of Life
2013 - My Stolen Revolution


25. 3.
19:00 h
Praha: Městská knihovna VS
CSL Interpretation Open captions for the Deaf and hard of hearing
Masíh Alínežád, protagonist
29. 3.
18:30 h
Praha: Světozor MS
Open captions for the Deaf and hard of hearing
31. 3.
20:30 h
Praha: Atlas MS
Open captions for the Deaf and hard of hearing

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