Offside

Jafar Panahi

This effective film concerns Iranian football enthusiasts who, by law, are continuously placed 'offside' owing to their female sex.Offside is about a group of young Iranian women who, disguised as men, attempt to enter the football stadium of Teheran in order to enjoy a match. Women in Iran are forbidden to enter the stadium. (AIFF 2007)

Credits

Subtitles
NL
Content rating
12
Director
Jafar Panahi
Country
Iran
Type
Fiction
Duration
99 minutes
Themes
social and peace movements, women & gender
Year
2006