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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
Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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