The first Muslim woman to ever receive the Nobel Peace Prize, Shirin Ebadi has inspired millions around the globe through her work as a human rights lawyer defending women and children against a brutal regime in Iran.
The above paragraph was taken from the synopsis of the documentary film Shirin Ebadi: Until We Are Free. That is not just a well-made documentary, but it successfully tells the story of a brave Iranian woman Shirin Ebadi, who represents millions of other women in Iran who fights for their freedom and justice.
The director of the movie Dawn Gifford Engle nicely made an effort to encourage the brave women of Iran. Dawn Gifford Engle, in her movie, shows the history behind the Iranian revolution that changed the life and lifestyle of the Iranians as a whole, but women in particular.
The voiceover brings more clarity to the documentary; the voiceover also shows that it was well-scripted and written. The camera work is up to the task, and the usage of archive footage shows the efforts and research work behind the success of this documentary.
There is no doubt that with documentaries such as Shirin Ebadi: Until We Are Free, the filmmakers not only encourage human rights activists but as filmmakers, they also stand on the line in the fight for human rights.
The director of the movie Dawn Gifford Engle participated in the monthly edition of the Boden International Film Festival.
And it was appreciated by the jury, and it ended up with well-deserved Awards in 2 categories, Best Feature Documentary Film And Best Woman Filmmaker.