In this article, we cast an eye over the most important Iranian films made in solidarity with the oppressed people of Palestine and Lebanon, exposing the true color of the fake Israeli regime.
Below is the lineup of Iranian movies themed on Palestine and resistance movement:
Masoud Kimiaee’s offering follows the story of Iranian Jews’ migration to the so-called “promised land” Israel in 1951.
‘Hidden Fire’ (1989)
Habib Kavosh’s flick shows the relationship between Israel forces and the Palestinian fighters.
‘The Survivor’ by Seifollah Dad tells the grim story of the occupation of the Palestinian city of Haifa by Zionist forces in 1948 and recounts how a loving grandmother does the unthinkable to save her only surviving grandchild from being raised by a Zionist couple.
‘Lebanon, My love’ (1995)
‘Lebanon, My Love’ directed by Hassan Karbakhsh is the story of Marie, a French aid worker with the Red Cross who comes to the help of victims in the Israel-Lebanon war.
‘The Rule of the Game’ (1997)
Ai airliner from Vienna to Tel Aviv is taken control by Palestinian fighters. The Zionist government prefers to shoot the plane in some way for propaganda purposes, but the Palestinian fighters are thwarting the Zionists' plan to save the lives of the passengers.
Seyed Abdolreza Nawab-Safavi has made this title as well as the next.
‘7 Stones’ (1997)
David, the son of Rabbi Elias Mushwa Shemoun, arrives in Palestine after years of living in the Netherlands and completing his studies to visit and meet a man named Sheikh Karim. The rabbi, who intends to keep his son in al-Khalil and have many hopes for his future in the Zionist regime, introduces David to the authorities. Though Mossad agents, who are aware of David's anti-Zionist intentions, are tracing him.
‘Zahra's Blue Eyes’ (2002)
The flick was originally a series that aired on domestic and international television channels. But a movie version was also made. The film narrates the crimes of the Zionist regime and the suffering of the oppressed Palestinian people. This work is a narrative about the search for an Israeli medical team in Palestinian camps to find a child to get an eye transplant for an Israeli official’s kid.
In ‘Zahra's Blue Eyes’, director Saeed Soltani offers a symbolic account of the fake Israel creation. This means that Theodore (the son of an Israeli official), as an imperfect child, is a metaphor for the Zionist regime, which seeks to keep itself alive by stealing other people's belongings.
A stuttering Palestinian boy receives a small canary as a gift. He had to create a quiet environment for his canary to sing for him. His efforts to find a safe and peaceful environment face him with some issues. Javad Ardakani in his film ‘Canary’ tries to represent the fact that with the occupation of Palestine by Zionism, there is no room for peace.
Mohammad Dormanesh has place the concept of love for the homeland and resistance against Israel the basis for this film. Hasan, who was born in Haifa, is an excellent engineering student and a British citizen. He plans to return to the UK to continue his education after getting married to his desired bride. Hayam is yet to accept his offer, saying she would prefer to stay in her homeland where her mother, brother and all Palestinians are here. As the Israeli army continues its attacks, Hasan and Hiam decide to stay with Uncle Mahmoud, a Palestinian revolutionary.
Olive Wound (2004)
The film tells the story of a woman whose husband is a fighter against the Israeli occupation. She, who opposes her husband’s presence in Jihad against the Israelis, is forced to get involved in the resistance. She goes so far as to make an unexpected decision, a decision that transforms her personality and that of others. The film was directed by Mohammad Reza Ahanj.
‘Another Birth’ (2007)
Zuhair Malvan is a young man who left Lebanon to earn more money and works on a ship bound for South Africa. When he was informed that his wife was missing in war, he returns to Lebanon and searches for his wife. Abbas Rafei took on this project.
The foreign-language film, shot in German, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt is about a young man and lady who are about to get married while fleeing with their families they loses each other. It takes them 40 years to find each other. On the search for each other, the history of Palestine and its occupation by the Zionists is narrated. ‘Aliens’ is directed by Abbas Rafiei.
Saturday’s Hunter (2009)
In an Israeli harbor, a Jewish woman who has married a Christian after her husband's death, leaves her 7-year old son to his grandfather for a short time just because of his insistence . The grandfather who is one of the leaders of Zionism intellectuals, promises her to let the kid go anywhere he wants after a month. The film's plot focuses on a boy and his grandfather, who execute Arab civilians in order to steal their land.
‘33 Days’ (2010)
In 2006, the Israel regime attacked and invaded Lebanon in an effort to wipe out the Islamic Resistance, but after 33 days, it was forced to admit defeat and retreat from the country.
‘String Closer Than the Vein' (2011)
The film is an adaptation from a novel of the same name written by Abdul Quddous al-Amin. The film tells the story of a Lebanese family living during the 16 years of occupation of southern Lebanon. Masoud Atyabi won the Best Islamic Awakening Film Award at the Fajr Film Festival in Iran for this film.