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The Legend of a Sigh

Director: Tahmineh Milani

The experiences of four Iranian women from various social strata and a legendary man.

Two Women

Director: Tahmineh Milani

A film that explores women’s identity issues through the eyes of two university friends who are parted in the years after the Revolution and then reconnect.

The Hidden Half

Director: Tahmineh Milani

A woman reveals to her husband her hidden past as a counter- revolutionary during the 1979 revolution. Filmmaker Miliani was jailed for several weeks after the controversial film began screening.

Velvet Dreams

Director: Sima Urale

A documentary about the sensual velvet renderings of Polynesian women told through the eyes of a man who becomes obsessed with a woman featured in a painting.

O Tamaiti (The Children)

Director: Sima Urale

The story of a Samoan boy charged with caring for his younger brothers and sisters.

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