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The green wave

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Al Samadi Ahadi, Du/ Iran 2010

This reconstruction of the Green Revolution in May 2009 is based on animated blogs and tweets from Iran, when there was optimism about the dawn of a democratic future. Teheran turned green, the color of hope and symbol of recognition among the hopeful supporters of presidential candidate Mousavi. However, the Election Day was an immense deception. A lack of ballot papers and closed election offices lead to the accusation of vote-rigging by the current president Ahmadinejad. It resulted in a dark period. Mousavi was grounded, Ahmadinejad seized power and protests were brutally broken up by government militia.

For more information: The Green Wave  and Interview with Al Samadi Ahadi