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DUKHTAR

Mon, Feb 15, 2016
at 3:30 PM (Cinema 21)
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Sat, Feb 27, 2016
at 3:15 PM (Regal Fox Tower)
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DUKHTAR

DIRECTOR: Afia Nathaniel - PAKISTAN

In the mountains of northern Pakistan, ten-year-old Zainab has been promised to Tor Gul a cruel, aging tribal leader six times her age, in order to broker peace between two warring camps. On the eve of the nuptials, Zainab’s mother refuses to have her daughter meet her same fate, and the two make a harried escape, beginning an epic journey fraught with danger and both tribes hot on their trail. Finding shelter, solace, and perhaps romance in the form of Punjabi trucker, they set off for Lahore, hoping to create a new life away from their oppressive upbringing. (93 mins.)

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