Previously at the ICA - Films
25 Sep 2011
Ali Samadi Ahadi’s The Green Wave is a moving account of the Iran’s 2010 Green Revolution, the film uses collage and illustration to tell the stories of the demonstrators as they bravely fought for change and reform under ultra-conservative President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. In addition, the filmmakers incorporated the new devices – mobiles, twitter, Facebook, blogs – that the protestors used to illustrate how uprisings and revolutions are new being fought and mobilised in this new wave of revolution.
Gholam Khiabany teaches in the Faculty of Applied Social Sciences, London Metropolitan University. He is the author of Iranian Media: The Paradox of Modernity (Routledge, 2010), and coauthor of Blogistan: The Internet and Politics in Iran (IB Tauris, 2010).
Dir Ali Samadi Ahadi Iran, 2010, 80 mins