In the MOVIE: DESERT DANCER. Afshin Ghaffarian would do just that – die for dance!
Set in Iran, where dance is illegal, Desert Dancer tells the story of Afshin Ghaffarian (Reece Ritchie) who risked his life to fight for his dream to become a dancer.
This film plays against the backdrop of the 2009 election protests, where the passion and defiance of a young generation lit the flame of revolution still sweeping the Middle East and Africa.
Release Date: 10 April 2015
Directors: Richard Raymond
Cast: Freida Pinto, Reece Ritchie, Tom Cullen, Nazanin Boniadi , Makram J. Khoury
Production Co: CrossDay Productions Ltd., Head Gear Films, Lipsync Productions, May 13 Films, Morocco Film Assistance
Distributor: Relativity Media (USA)
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Desert Dancer: Reece Ritchie “Afshin Ghaffarian” Behind the Scenes Movie Interview