The Breadwinner

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The Breadwinner


Sunday Jan 28 04:00 PM
Tuesday Jan 30 01:00 PM
Tuesday Jan 30 07:30 PM
Wednesday Jan 31 01:00 PM
Wednesday Jan 31 07:30 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


Museum members: $10.00
General Admission: $12.00


About the Film:

Directed by Nora Twomey. 2017. Canada / Ireland / Luxembourg. 94 min.
Parvana is an 11-year-old girl growing up under the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2001. When her father is wrongfully arrested, Parvana cuts off her hair and dresses like a boy in order to support her family. Working alongside her friend Shauzia, Parvana discovers a new world of freedom—and danger. With undaunted courage, Parvana draws strength from the fantastical stories she invents, as she embarks on a quest to find her father and reunite her family.

Equal parts thrilling and enchanting, The Breadwinner is an inspiring and luminously animated tale about the power of stories to sustain hope and carry us through dark times.

Parents: This film is rated PG-13.

Read the New York Times review.

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