24 October, 18:00 · Artus Cinema
In Waziristan, “one of the most dangerous places on earth”, Maria Toorpakai defies the Taliban ― disguising herself as a boy, so she can play sports openly. But when she becomes a rising star, her true identity is revealed, bringing constant death threats on her and her family forcing Maria to leave her home and country. Undeterred, Maria decides to return home standing in the face of danger to play the sport she loves freely. Documentary.
|Screenplay:||Sarah Stunt, Marc Weiss|
|Cinematography:||Talha Ahmed, Nausheen Dadabhoy, Erin Heidenreich, Mahera Omar, Zeeshan Shafa|
|Cast:||Maria Toorpakai Wazir|
|Producers:||Matthew J. Malek, Jonathon Power, Cassandra Sanford-Rosenthal|
|Production:||The American Documentary|