Niloofar
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A girl is determined not to be held back by her sex or her culture in this drama from Iranian filmmaker Sabine El Gemayel. Niloofar (Mobina Aynehdar) is a twelve-year-old girl who is bright and wants to get an education. However, only boys are allowed to attend school in her community, and Niloofar is angered by this injustice. Niloofar's mother is a respected midwife, and she offers to teach her daughter the trade; one of her clients is sympathetic to the girl's ambitions, and tutors Niloofar in reading and writing behind closed doors. Niloofar is horrified to learn that her father… More