Rosewater, directed by The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart, tells the story of Iranian-Canadian journalist Maziar Bahari, who is imprisoned for 118 days after filming a breakout of protests and violence during his coverage of the 2009 Iranian elections. He is charged with espionage and then moral corruption and his story is truly inspiring.
Now, one lucky person will be able to win a free copy of Bahari’s memoir, Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival, which inspired Jon Stewart to make Rosewater. The memoir is a New York Times bestseller and a must-read!
To qualify, you must be a fan of Movies with Mae on Facebook, so if you haven’t liked the page yet, go ahead and do so now. To enter the giveaway contest, email [email protected] with ‘Then They Came for Me’ in the subject heading, and include your full name and favorite book-to-movie adaptation of 2014. The winner will be selected on Saturday, November 22.

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Mae is a Washington, DC-based film critic, entertainment journalist and Weekend Editor at Heroic Hollywood. A member of the Washington, DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), she's a geek who loves discussing movies and TV. She is also a voting member of the Black Reel Awards. If she's not at the movies, she's catching up on her superhero TV-watching, usually with a glass of wine in hand.

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