Sonita (2015)

 

Friday 26th May, 6.30pm

After 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.

Part of Strand’s Into Film club ‘Teenage Kicks’ but open to all.


Director:  Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami
Stars:  Sonita Alizadeh, Latifah Alizadeh, Fadia Alizadeh

Documentary / Biography / Music  [PG]  

 
***** - ‘Afghan female rapper goes on unpredictable journey in triumphant documentary.’ Guardian

Tickets: FREE, pre-booking recommended - link below

Part of Women's Work, in partnership with Oh Yeah Centre