'Public Enemies' Filmmaker Sheds a Light on the Silenced Dissidents of Iranian Government

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Iranian filmmaker Emad Tayefeh talks to The Guardian about risking life and limb to make his doumentary Public Enemies, which sheds a light on political dissidents and the brutal treatment of them in their home country.

Says Tayefeh of getting thwarted from making the film twice before with his friend and filmmaker Mohammad Nourizad, "I thought to myself I’d wasted my life and gone through all these miseries without getting anywhere. I told the Nourizads let’s make this movie no matter what. The worst-case scenario is that we are going to die. Let’s at least leave something behind."

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