Women's History in Film: Sonita

Sonita Film

Women's History in Film!

As part of recognizing Women's History Month, we are exploring some incredible women through FREE movies brought to you by GateWay’s Library streaming services. Watch the movie whenever you can, then stop by the DEI Center in MA 1150 or join online during the following dates to share your thoughts and hear from other viewers!

Wednesday, March 30, 12 p.m. – Sonita
The award-winning documentary, Sonita (92 min.), follows the life of Sonita Alizadeh, an 18-year-old Afghan refugee in Iran who strives to become an independent musical artist. Threatening this dream is the reality that her family plans to arrange a marriage for her that will provide them with a dowry of $9,000. This story tells the struggle of navigating different desires and goals between generations.