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MIPTV Picks: Our Summer in Tehran

Producer/director Justine Shapiro (Promises) is something of a traveler, having hosted the travel show Globe Trekker for 10 years. This film documents an excursion with her six-year-old son to Tehran, in which she comes face to face with a multifaceted culture.
April 1, 2010


Producer/director Justine Shapiro (Promises) is something of a traveler, having hosted the travel show Globe Trekker for 10 years. This film documents an excursion with her six-year-old son to Tehran, in which she comes face to face with a multifaceted culture. She meets a modern, secular family; a conservative family with connections to the Iranian government and an actress who is also a single mother.

Partners: Promises Films with the ITVS, with funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, distributed by ro*co films international

Length: 1 x 59 mins

Wrapped: March, 2010

Rights available: All rights outside of the U.S.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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