Germany, Iran, Switzerland 2015 – Director: Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami – Original language: English, Farsi – Subtitles: German

18-year-old Afghan, Sonita, is a rapper. She lives “sans papiers” in Teheran and dreams of a future as a hip hop star. Yet her mother wants her to be married in Afghanistan and her bride price is supposed to pay for the wedding of her older brother.


English/Original Title: SONITA. Camera: Behrouz Badrouj, Ali Mohammad Ghasemi, Mohammad Haddadi, Arastoo Givi, Torben Bernard, Parviz Arefi, Ala Mohseni. Sound: Mohammad Salehi, Hadi Saed Mohkam, Ali Alavi. Editing: Rune Schweitzer. Music: Moritz Denis. Production: TAG/TRAUM Filmproduktion GmbH & Co KG. Producer: Gerd Haag. Length: 91 min. International Sales: CAT&Docs Distribution: Real Fiction Filmverleih

Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami – Teheran, 1973
Film- und Animationsstudium an der Kunstuniversität in Teheran. Abschlussarbeit und –film über Animation im Dokumentarfilm. SONITA ist ihr sechster Dokumentarfilm. Zahlreiche internationale Preise.

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