To Light a Candle (film)

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To Light a Candle is a documentary by journalist Maziar Bahari, author of the memoir Then They Came for Me . [1]

The film highlights the persecution of Baháʼís in Iran. and focuses on the stories of those individuals associated with the shutdown of Baháʼí Institute for Higher Education. [2] The film had its World Premiere at Stanford University in May 2014. [1] The film was narrated by actor and activist Nazanin Boniadi. [3]

It follows a number of other films on the same topic, most notably The Gardener (2012) by Mohsen Makhmalbaf and Iranian Taboo (2011) by Reza Allamehzadeh.

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  1. 1 2 ""To Light a Candle", A Documentary Film by Maziar Bahari". Hamid and Chistina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies, Stanford University. May 10, 2014. Retrieved June 11, 2014.
  2. Baháʼí Institute for Higher Education (Apr 16, 2014). To Light a Candle - trailer for a film by Maziar Bahari (film). IRANWIRE videos.
  3. "Bio: Nazanin Boniadi". Archived from the original on 14 April 2019. Retrieved 14 April 2019.