Renowned and controversial Iranian filmmaker makes first US visit

  • by: KEVIN BEGOS , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 23, 2014 - 2:55 PM

PITTSBURGH — Kamran Shirdel's films have been censored, banned and celebrated for documenting hidden parts of Iranian society — the plight of Tehran's prostitutes, the desperation of female prisoners, and the reality behind false heroes.

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