Art and Experience: Iranian director Azadeh Bizargiti’s documentary “The Scent of Lemon at Dawn” will go on screen at the Women’s Media Arts and Film Festival, which will be held in Sydney, Australia on October 1 and 2.

The documentary is about the lives of five women who became chemically injured after Iraqi aircraft dropped mustard gas bombs on the Iranian city of Sardasht in 1987 during the Iran-Iraq war.

In addition, the film will be showcased at Iran’s Institute for Women’s Studies and Research today on the occasion of the Sacred Defense Week, the anniversary of the 1980-1988 Iran-Iraq war.

The screening of the film will be followed by a review session by former MP Elaheh Kulai.