Mina Walking (A NETPAC Presentation)
(Afghanistan/ Canada/ Persian/ 2015/ 125 Mins)
Dir. Yosef Baraki
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25th March | 11:00 AM
Stein Auditorium

Synopsis:  Though Afghan women are no longer prisoners in their homes after the ouster of the Taliban, the country’s destabilization after years of war has alienated impoverished women from education. For children like Mina this means the responsibility to work in order to support her family. Thus, she wanders Kabul’s streets selling cheap trinkets to feed her Alzheimer stricken grandfather and her heroin addicted father. But Mina wants to be normal so she secretly attends classes; a decision that sets in motion a chain of events that change her life forever.

Suitable for 18 years and above

  • Cast: Farzana Nawabi, Hashmatullah Fanaie, Qadir Aryaie, Marina Golbahari, Safi Fanaie, Massoud Fanaie, Shahwali Nawabi, Hamidullah Wafa, Mohammad Nabi Attaie and Gholam Farouq Baraki
  • Screenplay: Yosef Baraki
  • Producer: Andrew Korogyi
  • Cinematography: Yosef Baraki
  • Editing: Yosef Baraki
  • Sound: Steve Payne
  • Music: Vaheed Kaacemy
  • Awards: Canadian Screen Awards, 2016, NETPAC Award for Best Asian Cinema, Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival – Best Feature Film & Audience Award, Best Actress Mumbai Film Festival
  • Festivals: 65th Berlin International Film Festival, TIFF Kids International Film Festival, Mumbai Film Festival, SAARC Film Festival

Entry Free: Passes available at the Programmes desk, Habitat World, IHC



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