Thu, 26 November 2020 | 20:00
Feature film, 137′, original with English subtitles
Directed by Narges Abyar
Screenplay Narges Abyar, Morteza Esfahani
Camera Saman Lotfian
Performing artists Elnaz Shakerdoost, Hootan Shakiba, Fereshteh Sadre Orafaee
Abdol-Hamid from the border area between Iran and Pakistan, falls in love with Faezeh from Tehran. Soon after the wedding, she notices that Abdol-Hamid’s brother is becoming increasingly radicalised: he organises armed attacks for the terrorist organisation Jundullah. Hamid, Faezeh and her brother are planning to flee to Pakistan and apply to leave for Europe.
Narges Abyar tells the real story of Abdol-Malek Rigi, who led a terrorist militia in the southern Iranian border area. She chooses the perspective of women who experience extremist violence in the Middle East. “When the Moon was Full” received six main prizes at the Fajr Film Festival in Tehran!