In a middle-class neighborhood of Iran’s capital city, 17-year old Pasha Shahed spends the summer of 1973 on his rooftop with his best friend Ahmed, joking around one minute and asking burning questions about life the next. He also is secretly in love with his beautiful neighbor Zari, who has been engaged since birth to another man. But the bliss of Pasha and Zari’s stolen time together is shattered when Pasha unknowingly acts as a beacon for the Shah’s secret police. The horrific consequences awaken him to the reality of living under a powerful regime, and lead Zari to make a shocking decision…
(2) lucky winners will receive Rooftops of Tehran by Marbod Seraji.
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