Three Films by Afghan director Sahraa Karimi

Event time: 
Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 7:00pm
Various locations See map
Event description: 

Three Films by Afghan director Sahraa Karimi

Tuesday, March 29th, 7pm, Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Ave.

Parlika (2016) 60 mins.

This documentary tells the story of Suraya Parlika, an Afghan woman

who dared to enter public politics, which is eminently a territory of men.

Wednesday, March 30th, 7 pm, 250 Loria, 190 York St.

Hava, Maryam, Ayesha (2019) 82 mins.

Three pregnant women are living in Kabul. From different social

backgrounds, each faces a big challenge and must solve her

problem by herself for the first time. (Premiered at the Venice Film Festival)

Thursday, March 31st, 5:30 pm, Luce Hall, 34 Hillhouse Ave.

Afghan Women Behind the Wheel (2009) 56 mins

For Afghan women, obtaining a driving license is a key factor

towards personal freedom. However, is the Afghan society

prepared for women behind the wheel? (20+ festival awards

Dr. Karimi will be present for a Q & A after each film.