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Cultural Drama

‘Cold Sweat’ (2018) – a man bans his national athlete wife from travelling

Cold Sweat (2018)

Many have compared Cold Sweat with the 2006 feature Offside, which is perhaps the most famous soccer movie out of Iran. But to do so is a crime, even though both dramas are about women trying to exercise simple human rights that are denied to them in Iran.

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Cultural Drama

‘Offside’ (2006) – what if women could attend a game in Iran?

Offside (2006)

In the USA, we take our freedoms for granted, but what if we, as women, were not allowed to enter a stadium? Offside takes place at an actual 2006 World Cup qualifying match in Tehran, where women disguise themselves to get in.