From her directorial debut Nicole Kian Sadighi has written and produced this award winning movie "I Am Neda" the true story of Neda Agha Soltan. June 2009 marked a turning point for Iranians, when mass anti-government protests erupted across major cities in Iran, following the June 12 rigged Iranian presidential election which came to be known as the Green Movement. These events provoked the government to declare war on its own people & the world bared witness to some of the most horrific acts. Daily reports spread in the news outlets & social media. Many innocent Iranians were imprisoned tortured raped & killed for standing up for their basic human rights in nonviolent civil disobedience. This film is centered on one ordinary yet courageous young woman on the backdrop of extraordinary circumstances, who has since become the symbol & face of this movement. News reports regarding Neda soon went viral across the globe through leading news outlets & online social media. The media to celebrities paid homage to Neda's story the girl whose face will be remembered from YouTube.
I Am Neda, a Persepolis Pictures Film (c)