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Director: Mohsen Makhmalbaf
Starring: Ike Ogut, Nelofer Pazira, Hassan Tantai, Sadou Teymouri, Hoyatala Hakimi
Genre: Drama
Duration: 85 mins

An Afghan-born Canadian journalist crosses into Afghanistan from Iran in order to reach Kandahar and prevent her sister from committing suicide. This offering from Mohsen Makhmalbaf was made to bring attention to the living conditions and the plight of women in Taliban era Afghanistan, at a time when the world was not paying much attention to this oppressive regime.

Screening Date: July 29, 2012

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