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Iran [electronic resource]: Behind the Veil

National Geographic Television & Film
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
An opaque veil, gloved hands, and long black flowing garments-these are among the images that Westerners most commonly associate with Iranian women. In this program, National Geographic photographer Alexandra Avakian sets out to dispel long-held stereotypes as she ventures behind the veils of women in Iran, ultimately discovering a tough and spirited female community. The New York City native also delves into Iran's underground youth culture and travels to her ancestral village in search of the grave of her great-great-grandmother.
Release Date
2010
Run Time
27 min.
Language
English
Rating
11 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 21, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Behind the Veil
Contents
  • Hijab: Passport to Iran (3:04)
  • Rhythm of Life in Tehran (2:34)
  • Pictures of Q'om, Iran (1:26)
  • Progressive Movement in Iran (2:07)
  • Haftavan, Iran (1:36)
  • Pictures: Life in Kandovan, Iran (3:51)
  • Iran: Behind the Veil (1:23)
  • Iranian Women: Behind Closed Doors (1:07)
  • Changing Gender Relations in Iran (1:17)
  • Capturing the Rhythms of Esfehan, Iran (2:10)
  • Prayers in Esfehan, Iran (2:02)
  • Pictures of Peace in Iran (2:51)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2000.
Publisher no.
40776 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (27 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical Details
  • Access in Virgo Classic
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