Directed by Layla Bouzid
Tunisia, 2015, 102 min.
As Tunisia’s Jasmine Revolution draws near, Farah, an independent and rebellious young woman, struggles against her controlling family and repressive society to pursue her dream of being a musician. Set in the rarely-depicted underbelly of Tunisia, this coming-of-age tale captures the tensions and triumphs of what it means to be a young woman fighting for freedoms on the fringes of a conservative Islamic society. Featuring moving compositions by Iraqi musician Khyam Allami.
In Arabic with English subtitles.
Preceded by the short film Let’s Rock (Tunisia).
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