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The Stoning of Soraya M
Movie To Movement ^ | June 21, 2009 | Joe Giganti

Posted on 06/22/2009 2:23:51 PM PDT by The Shrew

The Stoning of Soraya M.

Over two decades ago, a solitary voice dared to speak the truth.

One woman courageously defended the dignity of another.

One woman risked her life to uphold the sanctity of another’s life.

One woman vowed, “The world will know!”

On June 26 — the true story will be revealed — when The Stoning of Soraya M. is released in selected theaters across the U.S.

From the filmmakers who produced "The Passion of the Christ," THE STONING OF SORAYA M. is the heart-rending film based on the International best-selling book by French-Iranian journalist Freidoune Sahebjam which stars Jim Caviezel, Oscar® nominee Shohreh Aghdashloo, and Mozhan Marnò as Soraya.

Do you have the courage to Be Her Voice?

This true story is a powerful account of the persecution of an innocent woman and another woman’s courageous witness to the truth.

All too often people are stripped of their human dignity — whether it is the neglect of the old and infirmed; the exploitation of the young; an entire people in the way of economic expansion, or a lone woman in a remote Iranian village like Soraya M. — we have to tell the world that this assault on human dignity must end.

Like Zahra—Soraya’s brave aunt—we have to have the courage to speak the truth because one voice crying out for justice, one voice witnessing to the truth, one voice affirming the power of love can make all the difference in the world.

In select theaters June 26.


TOPICS: Activism/Chapters; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: caviezel; film; iran; stoning
This movie will have a monumental impact on the current tragedy unfolding in Iran.
1 posted on 06/22/2009 2:23:51 PM PDT by The Shrew
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To: Interesting Times; Nick Danger; Skeet; Bob J; Jeff Head; diotima
Please ping your lists to this very important film.

Regards,

TS

2 posted on 06/22/2009 2:25:13 PM PDT by The Shrew (www.wintersoldier.com; www.tstrs.com; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)
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To: RaceBannon; Ernest_at_the_Beach; wolfcreek; ConservativeMan55; colorado tanker
Please ping your lists about this very important film.

Regards,

TS

3 posted on 06/22/2009 2:28:07 PM PDT by The Shrew (www.wintersoldier.com; www.tstrs.com; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)
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I doubt it will be watched in the White House.


4 posted on 06/22/2009 2:33:56 PM PDT by eureka! (Elections have consequences, boy howdy. *sigh*)
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To: eureka!
I doubt it will be watched in the White House.

Why would our leader be interested in what has happened in Iran?

This film is based upon a true story.

Regards,

TS

5 posted on 06/22/2009 2:35:20 PM PDT by The Shrew (www.wintersoldier.com; www.tstrs.com; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)
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To: The Shrew

True, sadly.


6 posted on 06/22/2009 2:40:37 PM PDT by eureka! (Elections have consequences, boy howdy. *sigh*)
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To: eureka!

“I doubt it will be watched in the White House”

Why not, it will give 0 something else to applaud with his muslim brothers.


7 posted on 06/22/2009 2:47:47 PM PDT by freeangel ( (free speech is only good until someone else doesn't like what you say))
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To: The Shrew

8 posted on 06/22/2009 2:50:41 PM PDT by Vasilli22
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To: Vasilli22
Hey! I thought Rage Boy was an Iraqi?

Regards,

TS

9 posted on 06/22/2009 2:52:14 PM PDT by The Shrew (www.wintersoldier.com; www.tstrs.com; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)
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To: Vasilli22

Give us your razors!!! Give us your razors!! And shave cream!! Give us your razors!!!


10 posted on 06/22/2009 2:54:45 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: The Shrew

The Stoning of Soraya M.


11 posted on 06/22/2009 3:58:30 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono
Thanks for posting that photo.

There are a lot more at The Stoning of Soraya M. ,or, Movietomovement.com

Any others you can post would be appreciated.

Regards,

TS

12 posted on 06/22/2009 4:03:28 PM PDT by The Shrew (www.wintersoldier.com; www.tstrs.com; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)
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To: The Shrew

13 posted on 06/22/2009 4:11:36 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: Noumenon; joanie-f; Dukie; Squantos; JohnHuang2; RobFromGa; k.trujillo; Travis McGee; ...
We are promoting this film on our new and growing Group on Facebook (Please consider joining us):

AMERICANS FOR IRANIAN LIBERTY OF FACEBOOK

I am also promoting it on twitter.

This movie is about a true story of another tragedy where fundamental Islam brutally took an innocent woman's life...just as it took Neda Agha Soltani's life on Saturday. One day there will be a powerful movie about her as well I am sure.


WARNING:GRAPHIC:

Young Woman (Neda) shot to death in Terhran. 6/20/2009
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9fVyGo7rZUI

Crowd Hunting Basij, Man shot. 6/20/2009
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYaL4mA-bSY


RUNNING BATTLES IN TEHRAN

URGENT: HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT IRANIAN PROTESTORS RIGHT NOW...ON TWITTER

AMERICANS SUPPORTING IRAN LIBERTY

AMERICANS DON'T NEED OBAMA SPEAKING FOR THEM, WE'RE FREE AND CAN SPEAK FOR OURSELVES

POEM FOR THE ROOFTOPS OF IRAN - INCREDIBLY MOVING

You can follow me on twitter if you want.http://www.twitter.com/Jeff_Head

14 posted on 06/22/2009 7:16:37 PM PDT by Jeff Head (Freedom is not free...never has been, never will be. (www.dragonsfuryseries.com))
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To: The Shrew
...Oscar® nominee Shohreh Aghdashloo...

I saw her in The House of Sand and Fog, the picture for which she was Oscar-nominated -- she was fantastic. Also, she played Elizabeth, the cousin of the Virgin Mary, in the recent Nativity Story film.


15 posted on 06/22/2009 7:29:07 PM PDT by Albion Wilde ("Shouldn't there be equal time for our Bill of Responsibilities?" -- Justice Clarence Thomas)
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To: Albion Wilde
Also, she played Elizabeth, the cousin of the Virgin Mary, in the recent Nativity Story film.

Thanks for pointing that out. I remember that performance. She is doing an excellent job of selecting roles and then playing them to perfection.

Regards,

TS

16 posted on 06/22/2009 8:20:17 PM PDT by The Shrew (www.wintersoldier.com; www.tstrs.com; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)
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To: Jeff Head
Thanks so much for linking to this film Jeff. I know your readers will see the value of this film.

Regards,

TS

17 posted on 06/22/2009 8:22:04 PM PDT by The Shrew (www.wintersoldier.com; www.tstrs.com; The Truth Shall Set You Free!)
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To: Jeff Head

Thanks for the ping!


18 posted on 06/22/2009 9:44:01 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: Jeff Head
I haven't heard anyone make comparisons between the Basij and Obama’s proposed *domestic security force*.

Nothing more than government paid terrorists.

19 posted on 06/23/2009 3:49:00 AM PDT by wolfcreek (KMTEXASA!)
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To: The Shrew
Hey! I thought Rage Boy was an Iraqi?

Indian Kashmiri, actually.

20 posted on 06/23/2009 11:52:49 AM PDT by Slings and Arrows ("If Dick Cheney is Darth Vader, then Barack Obama is Jar-Jar Binks!")
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To: Jeff Head
Sounds like an interesting movie. Never heard of either the movie or her until now. Will be interesting to see how many theaters it gets played in.

I don't think I can expect an invitation from the WH if they have a private showing.

OTOH, I cannot stand being couped up in a smoke-filled room....Also, what if the WH now smells as bad as the media reported for the obama campaign plane?

IAC, genuflecting to Lenin's picture isn't my style.

21 posted on 06/23/2009 12:59:16 PM PDT by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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