A Film by Roshanak Elmendorf

Inspired by the director’s true experiences
and recollections after the Iranian
revolution of 1979, A ROOM WITHOUT A VIEW
focuses on the psychological and unusual
changes that were created in the
aftermath of the revolution. The
gap between what was and what could
have been. A veiled woman who is
afraid to get out of her confinement
is recalling her past memories that
are neither what were at one time,
nor how they appear in the present.
The elements in the room become
metaphors that keep her fears and
superstitions alive and present. The door
has always been there but she does not see it …



Spring 2016