The Green Wave

  (Redirected from The Green Wave (2010 film))

The Green Wave is a 2010 documentary film directed by Ali Samadi Ahadi. It covers the 2009 Iranian presidential election protests and human rights violations in Iran.[1] The film premiered at the 2010 Filmfest Hamburg.[2][3]

The Green Wave
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Film poster
Directed byAli Samadi Ahadi
Written byAli Samadi Ahadi, Oliver Stoltz
Edited byBarbara Toennieshen
Release date
  • October 2010 (2010-10) (Hamburg)
Running time
80 minutes
LanguagesGerman, English, Persian


The film portrays the actions of the Iranian government, under President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, as it deals with backlash from citizens following the allegedly fraudulent results of the 2009 Iranian presidential elections. The film includes Facebook posts, Tweets and video in order to tell the story.[4][5]


  1. ^ "Ali Samadi Ahadi". Retrieved 2019-02-11.
  2. ^ "Filmfest Hamburg 2010 - The Green Wave". Retrieved 14 June 2020.
  3. ^ "The Green Wave". Retrieved 14 June 2020.
  4. ^ Lueken, Verena. "Im Kino: "The Green Wave": Der kurze Sommer der Hoffnung in Iran". FAZ.NET (in German). ISSN 0174-4909. Retrieved 2018-12-15.
  5. ^ Macnab, Geoffrey. "Iran's green revolution in animation". The Guardian. Retrieved 9 February 2019.

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