Film Screening: About 111 Girls (Darbare 111 Dokhtar)
Date: Mon. September 09, 2013
Time: 6:00 pm
Harold Washington Library Center
Cindy Pritzker Auditorium
400 S. State Street
About this event:
An Iranian state official,
his driver and a young guide race across a troubled but magnificent landscape
to stop 111 young Kurdish women from committing suicide in protest against
conditions that have left them spinsters. Farsi/Persian
and Kurdish, with English subtitles. Film run time: 79 minutes.
Presented in Partnership with the Global Film Initiative, the Global
Lens film series is an annual, curated program of narrative feature films from
Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. Each film in the series is selected for its
authentic voice, its strong cinematics and unique cultural perspective, opening
a window to the diverse world in which we live. For more information about the
Global Lens film series and Global Film Initiative programs, please visit: www.globalfilm.org.
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