Screening/Q&A: Sonita

11 March 2016


Winner of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Grand Jury Prize for Documentary and World Cinema Audience Award for Documentary, Sonita is about an ambitious Afghan teen who expresses her discontentment with the expectations her family has of her through rap. Armed with nothing but passion and persistence, she must turn obstacle into opportunity. On March 11, screening will be followed by a discussion with Sonita Alizadeh and Poetic Pilgrimage will be performing Upstairs at the Ritzy as part of the 'Women of Voice' live music event. Entry is free. 

The screenings will be at:

·         Saturday 11 March, 19.00, Ritzy Brixton

·         Saturday 12 March, 18.40, Curzon Soho

·         Tuesday 15 March, 18.30, Barbican

There will be a Q&A after the screenings for extended discussion on the film and topic.

 More info can be found here.