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A film set in Iran, with a film crew in the background while a woman in red garb appears in front
January 27, 2021

On Set in Iran

This picture from the July 1999 issue shows Iranian film director Bahram Beyzai, in green, shooting a movie seven years after national censors took issue with his previous project. The actress in traditional Baluchi garb is Mozhdeh Shamsai, who is also married to Beyzai. A close-up of her appeared on the cover of this issue.
Photograph by Alexandra Avakian, Nat Geo Image Collection
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