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A bisexual woman in NYC struggles to become an ideal Persian daughter and hip young Brooklynite


“Authentically ironic, adorably wistful”NY Times.

A bisexual Brooklynite from a traditional Persian family struggles with her identity and the disintegration of her relationship with her girlfriend.

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Shirin is struggling to become an ideal Persian daughter, politically correct bisexual and hip young Brooklyn-dweller but fails miserably in her attempt at all these identities. Being without a cliché to hold onto can be a lonely experience. 86 min
Watch advocate/media personality Ashlee Marie Preston and members of the Facebook Group LGBTQ Movie Club discuss the film above or on YouTube

This screening was part of BuzzFeed Pride – June 27 through July 2, 2021.


Desiree Akhavan