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Suree Towfighnia

Suree Towfighnia

Suree Towfighnia is an independent filmmaker, director of photography, and freelance producer from Chicago, IL. Suree's documentary, Tampico (2006), winner of the Studs Terkel Award, chronicles a woman's struggle to survive through street performance in the subways of Chicago. Suree is currently in development on a documentary about everyday stories in Iran. Her shorts and films have screened in many festivals.

Films Available at DER
Standing Silent Nation

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