Sonita

 

Sonita

 

Aſter her family attempts to sell her into marriage, a young Afghan refugee in Iran channels her frustrations and seizes her destiny through music. Grabbing the mic, she spits fiery rhymes in the face of oppressive traditions.

Director Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami

Screenplay Evangelia Kranioti

Producers Gerd Haag

Editor Philip Whitfield

Sound Designer Jascha Viehl

 

Cast

Sonita Alizadeh

Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami

 

 

Awards

Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival Audience Award

Sundance Film Festival Won Audience Award

 

2015 | Germany, Switzerland, Iran | 90’

 

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