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Roya and Omid

Synopsis

Roya and Omid is an exploration of transsexuality in Iran. B, a young female-to-male transsexual reflects on his childhood spent in the wrong body. His narrative is crossed the insightful comments of several male-to-female transsexuals – Donya, Handry, Leila and Shirin, who have to endure the daily scorn of society.

Details

Year
2008
Type of film
Shorts
Running Time
15 min 22 secs
Format
DVD
Director
Elhum Shakerifar
Producer
Elhum Shakerifar
Editor
Elhum Shakerifar
Music
Ebi

Production Company

Royal Anthropological Institute

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