I Am Nasrine is the BAFTA nominated film about a 15-year-old Iranian girl’s journey of self-discovery when she is forced to leave her home country and move to the UK. Don’t miss your chance to catch I Am Nasrine when it comes to The Gulbenkian Cinema, Canterbury on Monday 17 June!
Produced by Bridge + Tunnel and directed by Tina Gharavi, the film looks at issues surrounding refugees and asylum seeker’s in the UK and was described by Sir Ben Kingsley as “An important and much needed film”.
Director Tina Gharavi was nominated at the 2013 BAFTA’s in the categoryofOutstanding Debut By A British Writer, Director or Producer.
The story follows Nasrine (Micsha Sadeghi) who comes from a middle-class Iranian family and is ordered by her father to relocate to the UK after a run-in with the police. Alongside her brother Ali (Shiraz Haq), Nasrine finds herself leaving everything she has ever known behind and starting a new life.
Nasrine settles into her new life and makes friends, while Ali struggles with the reality of life in a new and very different country, as well as his awakening sexuality. As Nasrine accepts her fate, she discovers that the end of her journey is really just the beginning of her life.
For more information about the film: http://iamnasrine.com/
For more information and tickets: http://www.kent.ac.uk/gulbenkian/cinema/films/2013/june/2013-06-i-am-nasrine.html