Girl Unbound
Wednesday 20 September 2017, 7:30pm
Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow

PLUS SHORT: Beach Flags (Sarah Saidan, France, 2014, 13min) Join us after the film to explore women’s empowerment in the world of sports and politics, as well as how to […]

Beach Flags
Sarah Saidan | 2014
France, Iran | 13 min | 8+ years | Persian with English subtitles

An Iranian lifeguard discovers the meaning of solidarity

The Good Fight
Chrisann Hessing | 2017
Canada | 5 min | 8+ years | English with English subtitles

A Muslim woman in Toronto sets up her own martial arts club, challenging prevailing perceptions of Muslim women in combative sports and in Canadian society.

Girl Unbound
Erin Heidenreich | 2016
United States | 80 min | 8+ years | English, Arabic, Urdu with English subtitles | Subtitles

Screened as part of TOAFF17

Maria Toorpakai is a top-ranking squash player from a tribal area of Pakistan who, with the support of her family, defiantly refuses to be held down by oppressive gender norms.