Director: Arash Eshaghi
60 min / 2019 / Iran, Islamic Republic of / Persian
GRACEFULLY tells the story of a drag queen who had been performing on stage for decades before the revolution and after the 1979 Iranian Revolution he has been banned from any kind of performance. He lives on a farm and spends most of his time farming and he sometimes dances for elderly people at nurseries.
This film was shot during 2015 to 2018 but got banned in Iran and did not play anywhere until 2019.
Festivals & Honors
Winner - Best Director - Yamagata Documentary FF, 2019
New Orleans FF, 2019
Damn These Heels LGBTQ Film Festival, Utah, 2019