To Light a Candle (film)

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To Light a Candle is a documentary by journalist Maziar Bahari, author of Then They Came for Me.[1]

The film highlights the persecution of Bahá'ís in Iran and focuses on the stories of those individuals associated with the shutdown of Bahá'í Institute for Higher Education.[2] The film is scheduled to have a World Premiere at Stanford University in May 2014.[1] The film follows a number of other films on the same topic, most notably The Gardener by Makhmalbaf and Iranian Taboo by Alamehzadeh.


  1. ^ a b ""To Light a Candle", A Documentary Film by Maziar Bahari". Hamid and Chistina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies, Stanford University. May 10, 2014. Retrieved June 11, 2014. 
  2. ^ Bahá'í Institute for Higher Education (Apr 16, 2014). To Light a Candle - trailer for a film by Maziar Bahari (film). IRANWIRE videos.