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Cleveland premiere!


Australia | 2023 | Noora Niasari

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This semi-autobiographical debut feature was Australia’s official entry for this year’s Oscar for Best Int’l Feature Film. The movie tells of an Iranian immigrant woman in 1990s Australia who flees her abusive husband and takes refuge (along with her young daughter) in a women’s shelter. “Critic’s Pick…Deeply felt.” –NY Times. Cleveland premiere. DCP. 117 min.

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