Archive Cinema City 2016.


Genre: Documentary
Country: Germany, Switzerland, Iran
Year: 2015
Duration: 90'

Director: Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami

Programme selection: Planet Rock


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.


Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami was born in Tehran and studied filmmaking and animation in Tehran Art University. Her published essays and research include the book, Animated Documentary: A New Way to Express, published in Persian in 2009. Her short documentary works include Pigeon Fanciers (2000), A Loud Solitude (2010), Born 20 Minutes Late (2010), Going Up the Stairs (2011), and the animated documentary Cyanosis (2007).

Original language: Dari, Persian, English
Subtitle: English, Serbian