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.
SEPIDEH—REACHING FOR THE STARS
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.