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I noticed all Donald L's Iranian suggestions were by men! Try something by
Tamineh Milani or Marziyeh Meshkini or Samira Makhmalbaf, or Niki Karimi
(actress turned director) There are an amazing bunch of Iranian women
filmmakers emerging. PS. I showed Kandahar last year and students don't
respond so well to it.
Michelle

> I'm looking at developing a course (undergrad) on women in Asian film (and
> I might throw in Middle Eastern as well).  This would be a completely new
> area to me, so I'd appreciate any suggestions for films and books.  I
> would definitely include Born in Brothels and a good Bollywood movie,
> probably Monsoon Wedding, and maybe a more traditional Bollywood as a
> baseline.
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