Iranian women swim to freedom in Toronto play

Women in Iran cannot swim in public in the presence of men, or compete internationally.

In Jaber Ramezani's play Swim Team, being staged in Toronto at the SummerWorks Performance Festival, the characters use their imagination to beat the boundaries. But can dreaming really set them free?

Filmed, edited and produced by Sam Farzaneh

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