Woman. Life. Freedom. The Beginning of the End.

For the first time, being told from national news anchors who were being forced to report it, the story of how the Iranian government censors, lies to its people and supports its Islamic leaders.
**Please note the uploaded trailer is of a previous project regarding athlete abuse.

  • Poppy Farsijani
    Woman.Life.Freedom.Athlete Abuse.
  • Poppy Farsijani
  • Poppy Farsijani
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Feature
  • Genres:
    Documentary, socialissues
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    August 9, 2024
  • Production Budget:
    390,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Germany, United Kingdom, United States
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Director Biography - Poppy Farsijani

Poppy Farsijani is an investigative journalist and a former sports journalist and anchor that has worked in Iran covering the 1997 Khatami presidential elections, the FIFA World Cup for Iran's national soccer team, Iran's Championship Wrestling and is also an alumni of BBC Radio along with CBS News. Due to challenges working as a female journalist in Iran's Channel 6 news she ultimately returned to the US. She is the only hybrid journalist that has worked in both media markets and just recently produced an athlete abuse documentary which was sparked by the Women. Life. Freedom. movement regarding Iran's abuse towards its own Olympic athletes, specifically female athletes. She also does motivational speaking events while mentoring young teens. She is currently working on a follow-up documentary in connection to the "Women. Life. Freedom." movement shedding light on the mental torture and abuse she went through as a young reporter at Iran's IRIB, Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting, and teenager challenged with extreme culture shock after moving from Brooklyn, NY to Tehran, Iran.

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Please note this trailer is of a previous project.***