Iran – Shafagh Helalat

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I was born in Iran, I have spent most of your life in Tehran, Iran and now I live in Madrid, Spain. My favourite local films are….A Separation, About Elly and Children of Heaven. When I need a reminder of home, I listen to……Mohsen Namjoo, Shajarian, Shahram Nazeri and even Andy Madadian. My favourite time of the year is…..autumn. My all time local hero is…..Nasrin Sotoudeh, who is a human rights lawyer. My favourite local phrase is…..a bit of patience, dawn is coming. My favourite words of wisdom/words to live by are…..Wherever I am, let me be.
 The sky is mine. 
The window, the mind, the air, love, earth are all mine.
What does it matter if mushrooms of nostalgia 
grow from time to time? What I love most about my home (country) is….literatura, poesía, música…

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