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Tehran bikers promote environment-themed movie "The Orange Dressed"

Source: Tehran Times; photos by Abdollah Heidari, Mehr News Agency

A group of bikers promoting the motto "Our City Is Cleaner than Our Home" rode their bicycles on Sunday along the capital Tehran to invite people to watch the environment-themed movie "The Orange Dressed".

"The Orange Dressed" director Dariush Mehrjuii, clad in black, and a group of bikers promoting the motto "Our City Is Cleaner than Our Home" pose in front of Tehran's Qods Cinema on April 29, 2012.

The bikers began form the theater hall screening the movie in southern Tehran and made a short stop in front of the many theater halls across the city showing "The Orange Dressed" and finally stopped in front of Qods Theater Hall on Vali-e Asr St.

Director Dariush Mehrjuii along with assistant Reza Dormishian and screenwriter Vahideh Mohammadifar also were present and took photos with the bikers, the Persian service of ISNA reported on Monday.

Dariush Mehrjuii

The film is about Hamed Aban, a photojournalist who switches to a sanitation worker as result of reading a book about the environment.

Leila Hatami, Hamed Behdad, Mitra Hajjar, Homayun Ershadi, Omid Rohani, Ardeshir Rostami, and Kiyanush Gerami are among the cast members.

The movie was premiered early April where employees of 25 theaters dedicated to "The Orange Dressed" in Tehran symbolically put on the orange uniform of the Iranian sanitation workers.

"The Orange Dressed" brought Mehrjuii the special jury award at the 30th Fajr International Film Festival in February in Tehran.

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