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Iranian film calls for change


The recent death of a female protestor in Iran has become a rallying cry for people across the country and echoes the populist anger seen in the late 1980s at the stoning of a woman for a adultery. Now, the events leading up to her death have been made into a film 'The Stoning of Soraya M'.

We spoke to the Iranian-American actress Shohreh Aghdashloo who stared in the movie and asked her about the political importance of her cinematic performance.

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