Maryam Tafakory at IFFR
Poem and Stone
The various colours, smells and flavours of Teheran are almost tangible. Can memories and the desire to be somewhere be captured in images?
Transforming public spaces women are prohibited from entering into a stage, Maryam Tafakory’s poetic film depicts the rituals involved in women and men coming of age.
I Have Sinned a Rapturous Sin
Fragments of Forough Farrokhzad’s poem Sin are read out, juxtaposed with clergy advising women on how to control their lust in Maryam Tafakory's radical celebration of sensuality.