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  • Yes, God, Yes
  • Yes, God, Yes

    Given the sheer number of coming-of-age films in the world, it’s surprising how rare it is still to see a woman unapologetically masturbate on screen. more...
  • Yalda, A Night for Forgiveness
  • Yalda, A Night for Forgiveness

    Apparently there exists in Iran a reality show where people accused of crimes are pardoned upon being publicly forgiven by their victims’ families—this and other, real-life events inspired the basis of writer-director Massoud Bakhshi's grimly labyrinthine social drama, centered on Maryam (Sadaf Asgari), a young woman convicted of killing her older, wealthier husband. more...