Directed by Berit Madsen
90 min | 2013 | Iran | Not Rated
Presented in Persian with English subtitles.
*Post-film discussion with Dr. Shanti Deemyad, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Utah.
Sixteen year-old Sepideh spends her nights exploring the secrets of the universe and dreams of going to a university to eventually become an astronaut. Her family wants her to take on a more traditional role, though she is determined to pursue her dream.
Official selection: 2014 Sundance Film Festival