Oscar-nominated Iranian director challenges Trump to watch her film
02 November 2017 | 9:35 am
Iran's first Oscar-nominated female director has challenged U.S. President Donald Trump to watch her film to see if its portrayal of ordinary Iranians' experience of war and revolution will change his views of her country.
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