This effective film concerns Iranian football enthusiasts who, by law, are continuously placed 'offside' owing to their female sex.Offside is about a group of young Iranian women who, disguised as men, attempt to enter the football stadium of Teheran in order to enjoy a match. Women in Iran are forbidden to enter the stadium. (AIFF 2007)
Iran 2006, 99 min.
Spoken language: Persian
Official website: http://www.sonyclassics.com/offside/
Jafar Panahi Film Productions
A-Film Benelux MSD
Human rights women & gender social and peace movements