Human Rights Arts & Film Festival 2017


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“Inspiring...a certified crowdpleaser.”

The Hollywood Reporter

This multiple award-winning film (including two major accolades from Sundance) follows Sonita Alizadeh, a young Afghan refugee living in Iran who dreams of becoming a rap superstar.  But Sonita’s family have other plans – to force her into an arranged marriage.

An activist, Sonita’s fearless lyrics reflect Maghami challenges the idea of a documentary as she is compelled to intefere, but it’s Sonita’s tenacity and talent that see her steer her own life in an unexpected direction.