Satellite TV is illegal in Iran but it is also the nation’s secret obsession, an indulgence which has seeped into every pore of Iranian life. Satellite dishes are everywhere; illicitly crowding apartment rooftops, teetering on high-rise windowsills, even sheltering from dust storms behind remote nomadic tent villages. But ever careful to protect the populace from immoral outside influence, the Morality Police force entry into homes wielding wire cutters and sledgehammers, spoiling the fun. A wry and powerful documentary from Mohammad Rasoulof, one of Iran’s most skilled documentarians.
Toward the end, it also covers internet filtering, pirating movies(dvd/vcd), undergound music band, dubbing, edit movies and etc...
This film is airing as part of DOC-DEBUT, a series on Link TV highlighting unique and groundbreaking international documentary films. Each week features the U.S. television premiere of a new foreign doc, offering American audiences unprecedented perspectives on world events and culture, as seen through the eyes of individuals across the globe. The series also provides a unique outlet for films by independent directors and producers to reach a much wider international audience.