About 111 Girls  (Darbare 111 Dokhtar) by Nahid Ghobadi and Bijan Zamanpira (Iran, 2012, 79 min.). Racing against the clock, a government official travels across Iranian Kurdistan with his driver and a young guide on a mission to stop 111 young Kurdish women from committing suicide in protest against conditions that have left them spinsters. Against a dramatically colorful physical and human landscape, wistful longing mingles with dreamlike desire and absurdist humor as the three travelers meander helplessly in a land riddled with contradictions. In Farsi and Kurdish with English subtitles.

Global Lens Film Series

About 111 Girls

Next Session: This event is closed.
6:00 pm - 7:20 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
Admission
$9MFA members, seniors, and students
$11Nonmembers
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Event Type
Film