While winds of freedom blow through the Arab world, the Iranian youth waits. They were the first to rise up against their leaders in 2009. The first to tweet, Facebook and YouTube updates, filming the fall-out of their failed revolution on cameraphones. Now, Iran has closed itself off to the Western press, making it difficult to get inside story from the ‘outside’.
For the past two years, Manon Loizeau has been following a group of Iranians inside Iran. Many lost loved ones or were tortured themselves in the aftermath of the elections. Piecing together interviews, footage from hidden cameras, Youtube clips and more, she paints a fascinating portrait of the aftermath of the Green Revolution.
After 40 years of theocracy, Iranians have learned to create their own safe havens.More info
Behind the Arab Spring and the violence in countries like Syria lies another hidden war. On one side, the Shiites, led by Iran. On the other, the Sunnis, under the protection of Saudi Arabia and Qatar.More info
Animated blogs and tweets from Iran form the backbone of this enlightening and sometimes shocking reconstruction of the 2009 Green Revolution.More info