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received an added treat: a question-and-answer session with the star, Vancouver's Nikohl Boosheri."It was the first time I kissed a girl," Boosheri said with a laugh last night at the Fifth Avenue Cinemas.
She readily acknowledged that people always ask her about the intimate scenes.
(That it was deemed “anti-Islamic” by the Iranian media didn’t surprise them a bit, though.) “They have this kind of relationship that happens a lot with young girls,” says Boosheri, a Vancouver native who plays the rebellious daughter of a wealthy liberal family.
“I’d go to Google Images and find these pictures of boys and girls dressed in jeans, tank tops, and makeup—no scarves—smoking and dancing,” she says.
At one point, an audience member asked if she might ever go to Iran.
"I'm sure I could travel to Iran," Boosheri said with a smile.
On Boosheri: Boy by Band of Outsiders’s black wool blazer and pants; Cushnie et Ochs’s white silk satin shirt with leather collar and placket.
On Kazemy: Helmut Lang’s black viscose blazer; DKNY’s cream crepe de chine shirt; the Lake & Stars’s black cotton bra—winner of an Audience Award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and opening this month—as “a hot, lesbian Persian film,” despite its sensual depiction of two schoolgirls experimenting with their nascent sexuality in repressive Tehran.