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Gender Matters: Sepideh—Reaching for the Stars

Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema

Gender Matters Series
From girl power to women’s global struggles for respect, justice, identity and peace, these films tell stories with passion, idealism and humour. Featuring Q&As moderated by Toronto Star movie writer Linda Barnard.

Special Guest: Dr. Roberta Bondar, Astronaut

Sepideh, a young Iranian woman, dreams of a future as an astronaut and spends her nights exploring the secrets of the universe, while her family will do anything to keep her on the ground.

Screening co-presented by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Toronto.

Gender Matters is supported by the Donner Canadian Foundation.

July 15, 2014 6:30pm
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