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43 Ratings


Germany, Iran, 2015


An intimate portrait of creativity and womanhood, Sonita highlights the rarely seen intricacies and shifting contrasts of Iranian society through the lens of an artist who is defining the next generation.

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Sonita Directed by Rokhsareh Ghaemmaghami

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2016 | 2 wins including: World Cinema - Documentary (Audience Award)

Independent Spirit Awards

2017 | Nominee: Best Documentary

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