TV 1979

Susan Bayani • 26m

تلویزیون ۵۷ Directed by Susan Bayani • 2011 • Iran This documentary composed entirely of archived footage, tells the story of the Iranian Television Broadcast employees’ 99 days strike in reaction to the imposition of martial law during the 1978-79 Iranian revolution and the appointment of a Royal Army General to head the Iranian Television and Radio during the unrests. Made just after the 2009 political upheavals in Iran and the Green Movement when the national TV was not showing any of the uprisings on the streets and broadcasted entertainment, Susan Bayani was making a commentary on the political situation in Iran as well.