GIP Event: Screening of “A Letter to the President” with Afghani Filmmaker Roya Sadat
Screening of “A Letter to the President” with Afghani Filmmaker Roya Sadat
Upper School Library, Polytechnic School
Wednesday, May 18, 2022, from 6-8 p.m. Please RSVP to attend this in-person event.
The Global Initiatives Program at Polytechnic School, The United Nations Association of Pasadena and American Women for International Understanding present a screening of “A Letter to the President,” Afghanistan's selection for Best Foreign Film for the 2017 Oscars.
Afghan filmmaker Roya Sadat is a recipient of the International Women of Courage Award (2018). Her films and television programs have garnered dozens of international awards. Meet the producer/director, hear about the film’s making, and discuss its themes of gender and human rights in Afghanistan.
Advisory: This film depicts violence and mistreatment of women that may be troubling.