Reel Shorts 2013

  • 13 minutes
  • Iran
  • 2012
  • Persian (English subtitles)
Barbie

Soniya is excited about going into the first grade and buying school supplies, especially a Barbie backpack. It is forbidden in some schools, so she is very happy when her mother finds one for her. But her happiness is short-lived when she learns that she will have to conform to certain restrictions. Won Best Short Film at the 2012 Fiaticorti Short Film Festival in Italy.

Writer/Director

  • Ali Asgari
Canadian premiere