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Aban and Khorshid (2014)

Inspired by true events, Aban and Khorshid is an intimate portrait of two lovers, glimpsing into the world in which they met, moments before their execution for being gay.

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Inspired by true events, Aban and Khorshid is an intimate portrait of two lovers, glimpsing into the world in which they met, moments before their execution for being gay.

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Got me in tears in no time
5 June 2016 | by (Earth) – See all my reviews

This short film tells the story of a gay couple in Iran, from how they meet, how they love, how they get captured, imprisoned and executed for being homosexual.

"Aban and Khorshid" is so profoundly touching, that it got me physically sick with nausea within just a few minutes. Then the tears and the chest tightness follows. It is short, but very focused and effective. It affects people, and that effect lingers on for a long time.

Do spend fifteen minutes to watch "Aban and Khorshid", and be touched. Be reminded how great it is to be able to be yourself. It is freely available on the internet.


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