Film: Born in Evin

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Dear Friends,

I wanted to bring to your attention a film, "Born in Evin", being screened at the Lincoln Center on June 18 (8:45 pm) and June 19 (6:15 pm).

The following is a description of the film:
When she was 12 years old, actress and filmmaker Maryam Zaree found out that she was one of a number of babies born inside Evin, Iran’s most notorious political prison. Maryam’s parents were imprisoned shortly after Ayatollah Khomeini came to power in 1979, a period in which tens of thousands of political dissidents were arrested and tortured. With Born in Evin, Maryam confronts decades of silence in her family and embarks on an exploration into the circumstances of her birth. On this vulnerable, lyrical journey Maryam considers the impact of trauma on the bodies and souls of survivors and their children, leading her to question how her generation can relate to their own history while also respecting the people they love as they prefer to heal in silence.

For tickets, please visit the following link:

One of our members who brought this to my attention has also offered a group discount if there are at least 10 in attendance.

Here are instructions for the discount:

At Film at Lincoln Center: Select “HRW SUBSCRIBER” rate tickets from their website (or box office) for a $10 ticket.

• At IFC Center: For $3 off tickets at IFC Center select the desired showtime on the IFC website, enter in the promo code “HRWPROMO19”( in the black box that asks “Know a promo code?) From there, $13 Affiliate rate tickets will appear for checkout