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The Breadwinner
Institute of Contemporary Arts
August 2022
The Breadwinner, dir. Nora Twomey, Canada / Ireland / Luxembourg, 2017, 94 min., English, 12


Nora Twomey’s animated film, based on the eponymous children’s novel by Deborah Ellis, tells the story of an eleven-year-old Afghani girl named Parvana, living in Taliban-ruled Kabul.
 
Parvana is an 11-year-old girl who lives under Taliban rule in Afghanistan in 2001. After the wrongful arrest of her father, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy to support her family. Working alongside a friend, she soon discovers a new world of freedom and danger. Drawing strength from the fantastical stories she invents; Parvana embarks on an epic quest to find her father and reunite her family. 
 
04:05 pm
Fri, 27 Aug 2021
Cinema 2
04:05 pm
Sun, 29 Aug 2021
Cinema 1
08:45 pm
Wed, 01 Sep 2021
Cinema 2
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