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Girl Unbound + after talk

  • De Balie, Grote Zaal Kleine-Gartmanplantsoen Amsterdam, NH, 1017 Netherlands (map)

20.00 | Girl Unbound + after talk
Erin Heidenreich

In Waziristan, “one of the most dangerous places on earth”, Maria Toorpakai defies the Taliban by disguising as a boy, so she can play sports freely. But when she becomes a rising star, her true identity is revealed, bringing constant death threats on her family. Undeterred, they continue to fight for freedom.

Film followed by after talk, moderated by Isjed Hussain.

Isjed Ijaz Hussain is a Dutch Pakistani muslim and genderqueer. Isjed works as an activist and is the initiator of Veilige Haven Utrecht, Prisma Groep, Queer Welfare en the bicultural GSA-project: en


Country: United States
Year: 2016
Duration: 80 min
Genre: Documentary
Language: English, Pashtu, Urdu
Subtitles: English

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Earlier Event: December 8
The Wound (Inxeba) @ Bijlmer Parktheater
Later Event: December 8
Queer Activism debate