Preview: The Breadwinner
+ Q&A with Nora Twomey and Paul Young (work permitting)
This superb animation focuses on a young girl’s struggles in Taliban-occupied Afghanistan.
Dir Nora Twomey
With the voices of Saara Chaudry, Soma Chhaya, Laara Sadiq
Courtesy of STUDIOCANAL
When 11-year-old Parvana’s father is taken by the Taliban, her family is faced with hardship since women are forbidden from going anywhere unaccompanied. In order to survive and provide for her family, Parvana passes herself off as a boy. This animated tour de force from Cartoon Saloon (Song of the Sea) premiered at the BFI London Film Festival 2017 and was executive produced by Angelina Jolie.
Tickets £15, concs £12 (Members pay £2 less).
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