A Revolution on Canvas

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A Revolution on Canvas

Seminal Iranian modern artist and pro-democracy activist Nicky Nodjoumi fled Iran in 1980, joining his wife Nahid and daughter Sara in New York City. Forty years later, Sara begins an investigation to track down and reclaim her father’s lost artwork from Tehran. A Revolution on Canvas chronicles her search while examining religious and political extremism, the sacrifices of creative freedom and activism, and the enduring power of art.

"A Revolution on Canvas is a smart intersection of the political, personal, and artistic, revealing how all three can be intertwined in a way that makes them impossible to extricate."
Brian Tallerico, RogerEbert.com

This film is part of the Beyond the Frame series.



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