Afghanistan Series: Online Film Screening of ‘Sonita’ by Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami

Afghanistan Series: Online Film Screening of ‘Sonita’ by Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami
Contributed By: events coordinator
Organizing Institution: Global Islamic Studies Center
Contact email: [email protected]
Start Date: December 23, 2021 (12:00am +03)
End Date: December 23, 2021
Cost: Free
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The third and final installment of the Afghanistan Series focuses on women in Afghanistan. We are hosting a free screening online of the documentary ‘Sonita’ with Women Make Movies. The film is available now on-demand, but views are limited to 60 views – so get yours while you can! The film will be available online until sellout.

Sonita the Film by Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami:

SONITA tells the inspiring story of Sonita Alizadeh, an 18-year-old Afghan refugee in Iran, who dreams of becoming a big-name rapper. This documentary is a two-time Sundance Film Festival award winner.

Only 60 tickets are available. Tickets are available from now until sellout.
PW: sonita56342

We are also honored to be hosting Sonita Alizadeh herself for an online Q&A and conversation coming up on January 18th at 3 pm. Sonita will speak about her advocacy for women’s rights and ending child marriage. Find more info here:

This event is part of the three-part Afghanistan Series hosted by the Global Islamic Studies Center this Fall semester. The Afghanistan Series is co-sponsored by the Center for Middle Eastern & North African Studies, Arab and Muslim American Studies, American Culture, the Center for South Asian Studies, the Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum, the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, the Department Communication & Media, Women, and Gender Studies, and Middle East Studies. This event was made possible thanks to Women Make Movies.
If there is anything we can do to make this event accessible to you, please contact [email protected] Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.

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