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Students captivated by performance

Students captivated by performance
Posted on 02/15/2018

Students at Fort Frances High School and Atikokan High School were captivated by the performance, "Prisoner of Tehran," on Tuesday at FFHS and Wednesday at AHS. Motus O Dance Theatre shared Marina Nemat's story--an extraordinary tale of faith and survival--through spoken word, movement, video, and music. After the Islamic Revolution of 1979, she was arrested at the age of sixteen and spent more than two years in Evin, a political prison in Tehran, where she was tortured and came very close to execution. She came to Canada in 1991 and has called it home ever since.
Prisoner of Tehran.pdf

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