Off Beat

2004 |45 min | Music , Human Interest & Society | 7.1
In Iran, it is easy to gain a permit to hold pop concerts. Not so for rock music; performers are rarely allowed to perform publicly, and must keep their music contained in garages, basements, and bedrooms. This is still very much the case today. However, in ... 2002, ten music aficionodos banded together to hold an online contest for the cream of Tehran's underground rockbands. Boasting music from such bands as Fara, Pharos, and Jiveh, this documentary is essential viewing for anyone interested in the truth behind making music in Iran. Synopsis by IMVBox.com
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In Iran, it is easy to gain a permit to hold pop concerts. Not so for rock music; performers are rarely allowed to perform publicly, and must keep their music contained in garages, basements, and bedrooms. This is still very much the case today. However, in 2002, ten music aficionodos banded together to hold an online contest for the cream of Tehran's underground rockbands. Boasting music from such bands as Fara, Pharos, and Jiveh, this documentary is essential viewing for anyone interested in the truth behind making music in Iran. Synopsis by IMVBox.com