Googoosh: Iran's Daughter (2000)

Genres - Music  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Music History  |   Run Time - 158 min.  |  
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Iranian pop star Googoosh was an unparalleled star in Iranian music until the 1979 Islamic revolution when female pop stars were forbidden to perform. This documentary takes a look back at Googoosh's Elvis like fame before she was silenced, from her days as a child star to the end of her career, while also viewing this history in the context of women's rights in the Middle East.

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ban, censorship, concert-footage, Iran, pop-music, singer