Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives
Iranian and Western materials produced in the first decade after Khomeini's Islamic Revolution, focusing on pre-Revolutionary history, the Pahlavi dynasty and its collapse, and life in Iran after 1979. The series includes a documentary on nomads, and raw footage of the morals police on the streets of Tehran, a public stoning, and aerial bombardments of Kurdish villages. There is also a CNN report made on the twentieth anniversary of the Revolution, on tensions between 'Westernized' and traditionalist Iranians, featuring interviews with members of the Iranian government.
Part of the International Monitor Institute Genocide Archive.