“Girl Unbound” by Cassandra Rosenthal
Tuesday 10 October, 19:00 (Cinéma Galerie)
In the Taliban controlled area of Waziristan (Pakistan), where sports for women are decried as un-Islamic, and girls rarely leave their houses, young Maria Toorpakai defies the rules by disguising herself as a boy, so she can play sports freely. As she becomes a rising star, however, her true identity is revealed, bringing constant death threats on her and her family.
For more information: http://www.girlunbound.com/
There will be a drinks reception after the screening, courtesy of the Mission of Canada to the European Union.
The film will be followed by a panel discussion with:
The film is in English and has a run time of 1 hour and 20 minutes
Registration on the night starts at 18:30 – Doors close at 19:15.