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Sonita

Spitting fiery rhymes

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.

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Credits

DIRECTOR(S)Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami
DIRECTOR(S) BIOGRAPHYRokhsareh Ghaemmaghami is a director and writer, known for Sonita (2015), Going Up the Stairs (2011) and Cyanosis (2007).
SCREENWRITER(S)Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami
CASTSonita Alizadeh, Latifah Alizadeh, Fadia Alizadeh
CINEMATOGRAPHERJevil Waystone
EDITORCarson Jinsonian

Details

PREMIERE STATUS: Canada Premiere

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YEAR: 2015
RUN TIME: 90 Minutes
LANGUAGE: English
CONTENT RATING: PG-13

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