I Wish I Was Able to Speak Up is a video performance and a social commentary on gender identities and gender roles in Iran's film industry. In this video, Moridpour explores the issue of censorship in Iran's media and how feelings get censored in addition to the physical body; love is censored by a symbol such as apple.
Performers: Neda Moridpour, Pouya Afshar
Narration: Selection of Ahmad Shamlou's readings of his own poems, who is the most influential poets of contemporary Iran.
Los Angeles. CA.
Screenings and Exhibitions:
- Mena Viceroy. Levantine Cultural Center. Los Angeles. CA. 2013