We are Journalists
A clever Englishman once said that the pen is mightier than the sword. For most, this is merely a flattering cliché, but for the Iranian journalists in this documentary it is all too literal. Any text or image that raises the ire of the Iranian authorities may have drastic consequences, and journalists are routinely thrown in jail for criticizing the government and the religious leaders. WE ARE JOURNALISTS is a brave and brilliant film about sacrifice and courage in one of the world's most restrictive regimes.
Ahmad Farahani (Iran, 1975) WE ARE JOURNALISTS is Farahani's debut as feature documentary director.