Eighteen-year-old Sonita is an undocumented Afghan illegal immigrant living in the suburbs of Tehran. She fights to live the way she wants: As a rapper in spite of all the obstacles she confronts in Iran. In harsh contrast to her goal is the plan of Sonita’s mother to make her a bride and sell her to a new family for the price of $9,000.
ENGLISH, PERSIAN AND DARI (WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES)
THANK YOU FOR PLAYING, 2015
When Ryan Green, a video game programmer, learns that his young son Joel is terminally ill, he and his wife begin documenting their emotional journey in the form of an unusually beautiful video game. Thank You For Playing follows Ryan and his family over two years through the creation of That Dragon, Cancer as it evolves from a cathartic exercise into a critically acclaimed work of art that sets the gaming industry abuzz.
BREAKING A MONSTER, 2015
Bonding over their love of music, three grade schoolers from Brooklyn spend their weekends playing heavy metal/speed punk in Times Square as Unlocking the Truth. When the band’s internet fame explodes, Malcolm, Jarad and Alec feel like anything is possible, but are soon confronted with the realities that come with being rockstars.