Sonita

https://vimeo.com/150173671

SYNOPSIS
Sonita is an 18-year-old female, an undocumented Afghan illegal immigrant living in the poor suburbs of Tehran. She is a feisty, spirited, young woman who fights to live the way she wants, as an artist, singer, and musician in spite of all her obstacles she confronts in Iran and her conservative patriarchal family. In harsh contrast to her goal is the plan of her family – strongly advanced by her mother – to make her a bride and sell her to a new family. The price right now is about US$ 9.000.

SCREENING INFORMATION
Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016
Time: 1pm
Location: Town Hall Theater
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CREDITS
Director: Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami
Writer: Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami
Producer: Gerd Haag

DETAILS
Genre: Documentary feature
Length: 90 min
Location: Iran
Language: Farsi with English subtitles