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Original title: Sonita
German title: Sonita
Germany, Iran, Switzerland, 2015

Director: Maghami, Rokhsareh Ghaem
Production company: Tagtraum
Co-producers: Intermezzo Films, Rokhsareh Ghaem Maghami
Age recommendation: 14 years and up
Length: 91 min.
Film genre: Documentary

Nineteen years old Sonita dreams about becoming a famous rapper. But in Iran, where she lives illegally as a refugee, women aren’t allowed to sing – and in her homeland, Afghanistan, her family is planning to marry her off for money.

IDFA Amsterdam 2015 (awarded), Sundance 2016 (awarded), BUFF Malmö 2016 (awarded), Kristiansand CFF 2016, Indie Lisboa 2016 (awarded), Zlin 2016, Providence CFF 2017 (awarded), Cinema in Sneakers Warsaw 2017

Study guide: Danish

Study guide: German

World sales address/es:
Tag/Traum (DE)