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.
About 111 Girls
1:00 pm - 2:20 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
- $9MFA members, seniors, and students
- $11Nonmembers Ticket Purchase Required
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