About the film
presidential election iran women's rights
Release Date: June 14, 2010
|Slogan||:||«For Freedom. For Truth. For Neda.»|
|Production Companies||:||HBO Documentary Films|
|Producers||:||Nancy Abraham, Antony Thomas, Sheila Nevins, Saeed Kamali Dehghan, Neil Grant, Carleen L. Hsu|
On June 20, 2009, Neda Agha-Soltan was shot and killed on the streets of Tehran during the turmoil that followed the Iranian presidential contest. Within hours, images of her dying moments, captured on cell phones, appeared on computer screens across the world, focusing the world's attention on mass protests against the rigged elections in Iran. Featuring previously unseen footage of Neda with friend and family, as well as exclusive video of her recorded the day she died, "For Neda" debuts just before the anniversary of her death.