Juliette Binoche, Marion Cotillard Cut Locks of Hair as French Movie Market Rallies to Support Iranian, Women-Led Protests in Wake of Mahsa Amini’s Death

Juliette Binoche, Marion Cotillard Cut Locks of Hair as French Movie Market Rallies to Support Iranian, Women-Led Protests in Wake of Mahsa Amini’s Death

In a video clip uploaded to Instagram, the actors are amongst a variety of French industry members who are seen trimming locks of their hair. In Binoche’s situation, the “Both Sides of the Blade” actor certainly lobs off whole inches of her dark hair, while proclaiming “For liberty!”

The video project, which utilizes the hashtag #HairForFreedom, was arranged by Richard Sedillot, with Julie Couturier as well as Christiane Feral Schuhl.

” It is difficult not to knock repeatedly this dreadful repression,” reviews a statement uploaded with the video clip. “There are already loads of dead men and also women, consisting of children. The arrests only swell, and also the number of detainees are illegally detained and also too often tortured. We made a decision to answer the call by also reducing some of [our] locks.”

The video comes a day after the French market issued an open letter on behalf of the Iranian circumstance.

Acclaimed filmmakers Alice Diop (“Saint Omer”), Audrey Diwan (“Occurring”), Julia Ducournau (“Titane”), Michel Hazanavicius (“The Artist”), Jacques Audiard (“Dheepan”), and also stars Juliette Binoche, Marion Cotillard, Isabelle Huppert, Lea Seydoux are among nearly 1,000 famous French film figures who have authorized an open letter to support Civil rights as well as iranian females activists in their revolt over the death of 22 year-old Mahsa Amini, in addition to knock the “homicidal physical violence” of the Iranian regimen.

Her fatality has actually sparked demonstrations across Iran, including in Tehran, Isfahan and also Yazd, and also in cities around the world, consisting of in Paris, Istanbul as well as Los Angeles. Amnesty International said Iranian authorities have actually been “intentionally making use of deadly force versus the protesters,” triggering more than more 52 fatalities (as of Sept. 30).

The big show of support within the French film industry is being led by producer Didar Domehri as well as Pathé Chief Executive Officer Ardavan Safaee. Various other prominent figures that have actually authorized the letter in France consist of Marjane Satrapi, Alice Winocour, Rebecca Zlotowski, Emmanuelle Bercot, Catherine Corsini, Eva Husson, Nicolas Bedos, Bertrand Bonello, Dany Benefit, Robin Campillo, Laurent Cantet, Michel Gondry, Grand Corps Malade, Robert Guédiguian, Radu Mihaileanu, Camille Cottin, Virginie Efira, Julie Gayet, Mélanie Laurent, Léa Seydoux, Karin Viard, Guillaume Canet, Louis Garrel, Laurent Lafitte, Alex Lutz, Gilles Lellouche, Vincent Macaigne as well as Pierre Niney, as well as veteran advocates of Iranian movie theater, including advocates of Iranian directors, such as Cannes Movie Event’s manager Thierry Fremaux, sales agents/co-producers Hengameh Panahi from Celluloid Dreams, Alexandre Mallet-Guy from Memento Films as well as Vincent Maraval from Wild Lot International.

Amini, a Kurdish woman, died in guardianship on Sept. 16, 3 days after being arrested in Tehran because she apparently breached the Islamic republic’s strict outfit code for ladies. Her fatality has stimulated demonstrations throughout Iran, consisting of in Tehran, Isfahan as well as Yazd, as well as in cities around the globe, including in Paris, Istanbul and also Los Angeles. Amnesty International stated Iranian authorities have actually been “intentionally making use of lethal force against the militants,” triggering more than even more 52 deaths (as of Sept. 30).

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