After Coup 53‘s producers were frivolously sued, the film Washington Post rated as the #4 documentary of 2020, returns to the Colonial’s Virtual Cinema.
Director Taghi Amirani and editor Walter Murch discover never-before-seen material illustrating Iran’s volatile relationship with the United States and Britain. The film’s revelations complete a misunderstood narrative of overthrowing the democratically-rooted Iranian government in the early 50s.
Working with Ralph Fiennes (IMDb page) to help bring the lost material to life, what began as a historical documentary about four days in August 1953 turned into a live investigation, taking the filmmakers into uncharted cinematic waters.
Pricing for a Virtual Cinema Rental of Coup 53 is $11.99 — you’ll be able to watch the entire thing for at least 48-hours after purchase.
Article from Tehran Times: Coup 53 most popular doc at Cinéma Vérité