PanteA Bahrami, PhD, is a director and journalist who has worked on the issues of Human Rights extensively.
During the Summer of 1988, a couple of thousands of political prisoners who were the dissidents of the Islamic Regime were hanged in Iran. Those who were in prisons were already sentenced in court but they had to participate in the 2-3 minutes re-trials and without knowing exactly what was going on, were convicted and executed secretly.
Budding Grief is the new documentary which wants to elucidate those events. It is shown on July 26th in Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space.
And in Love I Live
Her feature film “And in Love I Live” (2008) is a documentary film about political activities and experiences of three generations of female political prisoners in Iran during the past five decades. In this documentary, thirteen women talk about their political activities and prison experiences. The documentary includes reconstructed scenes of some of the prisons of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
In 2011, PanteA made two short documentaries on the history of two human rights movements in Iran.